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Monday 9 December 1929

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michel Fano and John Cassavetes in New York City. The Manxman, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Manxman

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anny Ondra, Carl Brisson, Malcolm Keen

Country: United States

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Dynamite

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Kay Johnson, Charles Bickford, Conrad Nagel

Country: United States

Glorifying the American Girl

Directed by: Millard Webb

Starring: Mary Eaton, Eddie Cantor, Helen Morgan

Country: United States

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Pandora's Box

Directed by: Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Starring: Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Francis Lederer

Country: United States

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The New Babylon

Directed by: Grigori Kozintsev

Starring: David Gutman, Yelena Kuzmina, Andrei Kostrichkin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michel Fano: Composer.
  • John Cassavetes in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Dirty Dozen, Rosemary's Baby).
  • Robert J: L Hawke (Labour); Prime Minister Australia (1983-91).
  • Gloria Bertcher: American educator; died of Alzheimer's at age 65, on 5/28/1995, 3:00 PM EDT, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Bob Hawke: Australian Labor Party Leader who was sworn in as Prime Minister on 3/11/1983, succeeding John Malcolm Fraser.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1929?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Walter C. Teagle -- Dec. 9, 1929
  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1823
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert Bridges -- Dec. 2, 1929

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

All Quiet on the Western Front

By: Erich Maria Remarque

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.

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Dodsworth

By: Sinclair Lewis

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 ...

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Dark Hester

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

Young girl's mystery novel from 1919 in England.

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The Bishop Murder Case

By: S. S. Van Dine

From dust jacket notes: "Amateur sleuth Philo Vance uses his innate analytical skills to solve four of the most puzzling murder cases ever to emerge from the district attorney's office in New York City.

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