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Saturday 14 September 1929

1929-09-14

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). The Great Divide, directed by Reginald Barker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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Movies

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

The Great Divide

Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: Dorothy Mackaill, Ian Keith, Myrna Loy

Country: United States

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The Great Gabbo

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Erich von Stroheim, Donald Douglas, Betty Compson

Country: United States

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Our Modern Maidens

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Joan Crawford, Rod La Rocque, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Country: United States

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Hallelujah!

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Daniel L. Haynes, Nina Mae McKinney, William Fountaine

Country: United States

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Words and Music

Directed by: James Tinling

Starring: Lois Moran, David Percy, Helen Twelvetrees

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 September 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hans Clarin: German actor who became a well-known voice actor of characters in children's audio plays, particularly the kobold Pumuckl (including its TV and cinematic film conversions) and the ghost Hui Buh.
  • John Gutfreund: .
  • Mel Hancock: (Rep-R-Missouri).
  • Larry Collins: American-French journalist historian and author (d. 2005).
  • Maurice Vachon: French Canadian professional wrestler.
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Facts:
  • 49th US Mens Tennis: Bill Tilden beats Francis Hunter (36 63 46 62 64)

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

  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1811
  • Time: Aviation Corps. president
  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1810

Books

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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

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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