Monday 20 May 1929
It was Monday, 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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 20 May 1929 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
British Movietone News (1929 TV Series)
Which were the important events of 20 May 1929 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
See other famous people born on 20 May
Ahmed Hamdi: Egyptian soldier, who fought in Yom Kippur(d. 1973).
Gilles Loiselle: Canadian politician and diplomat 33rd Canadian Minister of Finance.
Theo Koomen: Dutch sportscaster, dies in auto-accident at age 54.
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1929?
- Time: James J. Walker was the mayor of the City of New York
- Science: Science vol. 69 issue 1794
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.
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.
Tell the world why 20 May 1929 is such a special date for you!