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Monday 1 July 1929

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charles Auffret and Gerald M Edelman. High Voltage, directed by Howard Higgin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929 while Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

High Voltage

Directed by: Howard Higgin

Starring: William Boyd, Carole Lombard, Owen Moore

Country: United States

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The Hollywood Revue of 1929

Directed by: Charles F. Reisner

Starring: Conrad Nagel, Jack Benny, John Gilbert

Country: United States

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Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Max Schreck, Greta Schrder, Ruth Landshoff

Country: United States

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The Black Watch

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Myrna Loy, David Torrence

Country: United States

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The Cocoanuts

Directed by: Robert Florey

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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Which were the important events of 1 July 1929 ?

  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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  • US cartoonist Elzie Segar creates Popeye
  • US Immigration law of 1924 in effect
  • Distribution of reduced size paper money begins in the USA.

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  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Helen Wills -- July 1, 1929
  • Vogue
  • Science: Science vol. 69 issue 1800

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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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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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Peder Victorious

By: O.E. Rolvaag

Peder Victorious, the sequel to Rölvaag's massive Giants in the Earth, continues the saga of the Norwegian settlers in the Dakotas.

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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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