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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Music Charts

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

 TIME Magazine Cover: Albert Einstein -- Feb. 18, 1929
TIME Magazine Cover: Albert Einstein -- Feb. 18, 1929

Magazine

 Science vol. 69 issue 1782
Science vol. 69 issue 1782
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Books

All Quiet on the Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque

All Quiet on the Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque

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Dodsworth - Sinclair Lewis

Dodsworth - Sinclair Lewis

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Dark Hester - Anne Douglas Sedgwick

Dark Hester - Anne Douglas Sedgwick

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Books

The Bishop Murder Case - S. S. Van Dine

The Bishop Murder Case - S. S. Van Dine

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Old Journal Ads

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Old Journal Ads

Bell & Howell Filmo 70-D Movie Camera (1929)Bell & Howell Filmo 70-D Movie Camera (1929)
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