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Saturday 18 May 1929

1929-05-18

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). The Valiant, directed by William K. Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Valiant

Directed by: William K. Howard

Starring: Paul Muni, Marguerite Churchill, Johnny Mack Brown

Country: United States

The Black Watch

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Myrna Loy, David Torrence

Country: United States

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The Cocoanuts

Directed by: Robert Florey

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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Bulldog Drummond

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Ronald Colman, Claud Allister, Lawrence Grant

Country: United States

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Alibi

Directed by: Roland West

Starring: Chester Morris, Harry Stubbs, Mae Busch

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

British Movietone News (1929 TV Series)

British Movietone News

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 May 1929 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Arcadio Venturi: Italian soccer/football player, he played for Roma (1948–1957), Internazionale (1957–1960), and Brescia (1960–1961), and six matches with the Italian national team from 1951-1953.
  • Johan N Block: Aviation pioneer (Martinair / Transavia / Air Holland).
  • Lord St: John of Fawsley.
  • Roger Matton: Composer.
  • Jack Sanford: American baseball player and coach (d. 2000).
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Facts:
  • Dodgers beat Phillies 20-16 and lost 8-6 in 2nd game (record 50 runs)
  • 55th Kentucky Derby: Linus McAtee on Clyde Van Dusen wins in 2:10.8.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 69 issue 1794
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mrs. Herbert Hoover -- May 13, 1929
  • Science: Science vol. 69 issue 1793

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

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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