Sunday 18 August 1929
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Hallelujah!, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 18 August 1929 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Words and Music
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
Which were the important events of 18 August 1929 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
See other famous people born on 18 August
Fernando Rosas: Puerto-Rican-American astrologer, joined AFA in April 1971, Washington, D.C.
Charley Manring: American rower, an Olympic Gold medal champion.
Hugues Aufray: French singer who began his career singing in Spanish.
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1929?
- Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1807
- Time: Southern Pacific Railroad President
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.
The Bishop Murder Case (1928) is the fourth in a series of mystery novels by S. S. Van Dine about fictional detective Philo Vance. The detective solves a mystery built around a nursery rhyme.
Tell the world why 18 August 1929 is such a special date for you!