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Saturday 16 November 1929

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Josette Rey-Debove and Peter Boizot. Der Schatz, directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst, 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 this week ?

Der Schatz

Directed by: Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Starring: Albert Steinrck, Lucie Mannheim, Ilka Grning

Country: United States

The Show of Shows

Directed by: John G. Adolfi

Starring: Frank Fay, William Courtenay, H.B. Warner

Country: United States

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The Love Parade

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Lupino Lane

Country: United States

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The Kiss

Directed by: Jacques Feyder

Starring: Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Anders Randolf

Country: United States

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The Trespasser

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Robert Ames, Purnell Pratt

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Josette Rey-Debove: French lexicographer and semiologist, wife and colleague of Alain Rey.
  • Peter Boizot: English businessman and philanthropist founded PizzaExpress.
  • Mira Devi: Bangladeshi-Indian author and educator (d. 2009).
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1820
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Thomas W. Lamont -- Nov. 11, 1929
  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1819

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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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Videogames

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