It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in February 1929 ?

  • Wild OrchidsWild Orchids
    directed by Sidney Franklin
    starring: Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, Nils Asther
  • The Iron MaskThe Iron Mask
    directed by Allan Dwan
    starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Belle Bennett, Marguerite De La Motte
  • The Loves of CasanovaThe Loves of Casanova
    directed by Alexandre Volkoff
    starring: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Suzanne Bianchetti, Diana Karenne
  • The Canary Murder CaseThe Canary Murder Case
    directed by Malcolm St. Clair
    starring: William Powell, Jean Arthur, James Hall
  • NapoleonNapoleon
    directed by Abel Gance
    starring: Albert Dieudonn, Vladimir Roudenko, Edmond Van Dale
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Saturday, 23 February 1929 ?


Holidays
  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
  • Brunei - National Day.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
  • Saint Lazarus (d.867)

Famous People born
Eduard W "Ed" Bauer [Eddy Evers]: Dutch actor (Bluejackets)
Richard Moryl: Composer
Elston Howard;: New York Yankees catcher (first black New York Yankees player/1963 American League Most Valuable Player).

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Personalised Chocolate Gifts

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Magazine Covers

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

  •  Science vol. 69 issue 1782 Science
    Science vol. 69 issue 1782
  •  TIME Magazine Cover: Albert Einstein -- Feb. 18, 1929 Time
    TIME Magazine Cover: Albert Einstein -- Feb. 18, 1929
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

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.

Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis

Dodsworth

by Sinclair Lewis


377 page hard cover novel by Sinclair Lewis.

Dark Hester by Anne Douglas Sedgwick

Dark Hester

by Anne Douglas Sedgwick


The Bishop Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine

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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Modess Sanitary Napkins  Come On, Mother  Be A Sport (1929)Modess Sanitary Napkins Come On, Mother Be A Sport (1929)
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Packard Car Color (1929)Packard Car Color (1929)
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Dodge Landau Sedan Ad, Advanced Style (1929)Dodge Landau Sedan Ad, Advanced Style (1929)
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