Monday 5 August 1929
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 5 August 1929 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
See other famous people born on 05 August
Ottó Boros: Hungarian water polo player (d. 1988).
Don Matheson: American soldier police officer and actor (d. 2014).
Mary Strassmeyer: American journalist, cartoonist, co-creator of syndicated cartoon "Sneakers," feature writer, travel and society editor and columnist.
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1929?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arthur M. Hyde -- Aug. 5, 1929
- Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1805
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jimmie Foxx -- July 29, 1929
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Paul Baumer enlisted with his classmates in the German army of World War I. Youthful, enthusiastic, they become soldiers. But despite what they have learned, they break into pieces under the first bombardment in the trenches.
Dodsworth is a satirical novel by American writer Sinclair Lewis, about a retired fellow and his wife who tour Europe together in the 1920's. On their extensive travels across Europe they are soon caught up in vastly different lifestyles, and ...
Young girl's mystery novel from 1919 in England.
This early work by S. S. Van Dine was originally published in 1928 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'The Bishop Murder Case' is one of Van Dine's novels of crime and mystery.
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