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Monday 28 October 1929

1929-10-28

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Sam Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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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 28 October 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mitchell Torok: American country music singer, songwriter, artist, author and guitarist, best known for his 1953 hit, "Caribbean.
  • Georges Ménager: French investigative journalist.
  • Virginia Held: American philosopher author and academic.
  • John Hollander: American poet critic and educator (d. 2013).
  • Joan Plowright: Brigg, England -- Actress (Brimstone & Treacle).
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Facts:
  • Dow Jones plummets 38.33 pts (13%) to 260.64
  • First child born in aircraft, in Miami, Florida, USA.
  • Black Monday, a day in the Wall Street Crash of 1929, which also saw major stock market upheaval.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ivar Kreuger -- Oct. 28, 1929
  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1817
  • Time: U.S. Ambassador to Cuba

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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