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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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1929 ?
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Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Senator Reed Smoot -- Apr. 8, 1929
TIME Magazine Cover: Senator Reed Smoot -- Apr. 8, 1929

Magazine

 Science vol. 69 issue 1789
Science vol. 69 issue 1789
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Books

All Quiet on the Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque

All Quiet on the Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque

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Books

Dodsworth - Sinclair Lewis

Dodsworth - Sinclair Lewis

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Books

Dark Hester - Anne Douglas Sedgwick

Dark Hester - Anne Douglas Sedgwick

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Books

The Bishop Murder Case - S. S. Van Dine

The Bishop Murder Case - S. S. Van Dine

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Old Journal Ads

Perfumeria, Spain (1929)Perfumeria, Spain (1929)
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Old Journal Ads

Sherwin Williams, Twin Clowns (1929)Sherwin Williams, Twin Clowns (1929)
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Old Journal Ads

Winchester Guns, Ammunition, Sporting Goods (1929)Winchester Guns, Ammunition, Sporting Goods (1929)
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Tell the world why Sunday, 14 April 1929 is such a special date for you!