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..
You can also have a look at the whole 1929 or at November 16 across the years.
Have a look at the old newspapers from 16 November 1929 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the important events of 16 November 1929 ?
- 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)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
See other famous people born on 16 November
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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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
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 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 ...
Young girl's mystery novel from 1919 in England.
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.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 16 November 1929 is such a special date for you!