It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

  • AlibiAlibi
    directed by Roland West
    starring: Chester Morris, Harry Stubbs, Mae Busch
  • The Parson's WidowThe Parson's Widow
    directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer
    starring: Greta Almroth, Einar Rd, Hildur Carlberg
  • The Wild PartyThe Wild Party
    directed by Dorothy Arzner
    starring: Clara Bow, Fredric March, Marceline Day
  • CoquetteCoquette
    directed by Sam Taylor
    starring: Mary Pickford, Johnny Mack Brown, Matt Moore
  • The Passion of Joan of ArcThe Passion of Joan of Arc
    directed by Carl Th. Dreyer
    starring: Maria Falconetti, Eugene Silvain, Andr Berley
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Sunday, 14 April 1929 ?


Holidays
  • Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
  • N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
  • Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
  • New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
  • Baisakhi - Celebrations in Punjab, India.
  • Poila Baisakh - Celebrations in Bengal, India.
  • Youth Day in Angola.
  • Black Day - Informal celebration day for single people in South Korea.
  • 2nd Day Passover (in 2006) - Jewish festival.

Famous People born
William Edgar Thornton in Faison, North Carolina, USA; MD/astronaut (STS-8, 51-B, sk: 49).
Gerry Anderson: English television producer

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Magazine Covers

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

  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Senator Reed Smoot -- Apr. 8, 1929 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Senator Reed Smoot -- Apr. 8, 1929
  •  Science vol. 69 issue 1789 Science
    Science vol. 69 issue 1789
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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

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.

Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

Dodsworth

by Sinclair Lewis


Touring Europe with his beautiful but spoiled wife Fran, millionaire Sam Dodsworth, known as the American Captain of Industry, witnesses the clash of American and English cultures at the same time his marriage falls apart.

Dark Hester by Anne Douglas Sedgwick

Dark Hester

by Anne Douglas Sedgwick


The Bishop Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine

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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