Wednesday 27 November 1929
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Billy Nair and Alan Simpson.
Pandora's Box, directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 27 November 1929 ?
See other famous people born on 27 November
Billy Nair: South African union / SACP leader (20 yrs in Robbeneiland Prison).
Alan Simpson: British comedy scriptwriter, co-wrote "Get Well Soon", "Steptoe and Son", and "Casanova".
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1929 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
If I Had a Talking Picture of You - Johnny Hamp & His Orchestra
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What news were making the headlines those days in November 1929?
- Time: Actress and founder-directrix of Manhattan's Civic Repertory Theatre
- Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1821
- Time: Warden Lewis Edward Lawes of Sing Sing prison
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.
From dust jacket notes: "Amateur sleuth Philo Vance uses his innate analytical skills to solve four of the most puzzling murder cases ever to emerge from the district attorney's office in New York City.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 27 November 1929 is such a special date for you!