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Monday 23 December 1929

1929-12-23

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Sunnyside Up, directed by David Butler, 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Sunnyside Up

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Marjorie White

Country: United States

The Manxman

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anny Ondra, Carl Brisson, Malcolm Keen

Country: United States

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Dynamite

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Kay Johnson, Charles Bickford, Conrad Nagel

Country: United States

Glorifying the American Girl

Directed by: Millard Webb

Starring: Mary Eaton, Eddie Cantor, Helen Morgan

Country: United States

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Pandora's Box

Directed by: Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Starring: Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Francis Lederer

Country: United States

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Monique Watteau: Belgian author, artist, painter, wrote "Je suis le tenebreux".
  • Chet Baker: Jazz trumpeter, fell to death out of a hotel window at 59.
  • Patrick Watson: Canadian TV personality, the co-host of popular Canadian journalistic programs that include "This Hour has Seven Days.
  • Ike Jones: American actor and producer (d. 2014).
  • Dick Weber: American professional tenpin bowler (d. 2005).
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1929 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Chant of the Jungle - Roy Ingraham & His Orchestra
  2. Ruth Etting - More Than You Know

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 23 December 1929 to enjoy the time of your life

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Major General Neville -- Dec. 23, 1929
  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1825
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nicholas Longworth -- Dec. 16, 1929

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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