Saturday 5 October 1929
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Applause, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 October 1929 ?
- Richard Gordon: American astronaut who made two flights in space as an astronaut, logging 244 hours in space.
- Pamela Church: British athlete, the goalie for the Streatham Felines, a woman's ice-hockey team.
- Marcel Assire: France sport Champion.
- Autherine Lucy: 1st black to enroll in University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa.
- Richard F Gordon Jr in Seattle: Washington, USA; Captain US Navy/astronaut (Gemini 11, Apollo 12).
- Skip Homeier: Chicago, Illinois -- Actor (Beachhead, Dan Raven, Interns)
- Fred Feast: English actor (Born 1929)
- Bill Wirtz: American ice hockey executive (d. 2007)
- Richard F Gordon: Jr., American astronaut
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