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Friday 25 October 1929

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Roger John Tayler and Bartolomeo Sorge. The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Sam Taylor, 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 ?

The Taming of the Shrew

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Edwin Maxwell

Country: United States

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Applause

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Helen Morgan, Joan Peers, Fuller Mellish Jr.

Country: United States

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Blackmail

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anny Ondra, John Longden, Sara Allgood

Country: United States

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The Mysterious Island

Directed by: Lucien Hubbard

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Jacqueline Gadsden, Lloyd Hughes

Country: United States

Die Weber

Directed by: Friedrich Zelnik

Starring: Paul Wegener, Valeska Stock, Hermann Picha

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 October 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • Day of the Romanian Army
  • Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
  • Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
  • Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Feast day of Saints Crispin and Crispian; Six Welsh martyrs and companions; forty martyrs of England and Wales
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Former Interior Secretary Albert Fall convicted of accepting $100,000 bribe
  • Former US Interior Secretary Albert Fall is convicted of accepting $100,000 bribe.
  • Former U.S. Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall is convicted of bribery for his role in the Teapot Dome scandal, becoming the first Presidential cabinet member to go to prison for actions in office.
  • November ndash Vladimir Zworykin takes out the first patent for color television.
  • An annular solar eclipse is seen on Atlantic Ocean and Africa.

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

  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1817
  • Time: U.S. Ambassador to Cuba
  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1816

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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

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

A satirical novel by Sinclair Lewis, enjoying the differences in morals, intellect and manners between Americans and Europeans.

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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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Videogames

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