Friday April 05, 1929

US date format: 4/5/1929, UK date format: 5/4/1929

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 5, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nigel Hawthorne and Hugo Claus. Finis terrae, directed by Jean Epstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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Finis terrae

Directed by: Jean Epstein

Starring: Gibois, Jean-Marie Laot, Malgorn, François Morin

The Charlatan

Directed by: George Melford

Starring: Holmes Herbert, Margaret Livingston, Rockliffe Fellowes, Philo McCullough


Directed by: Roland West

Starring: Chester Morris, Harry Stubbs, Mae Busch, Eleanor Griffith

Country: United States of America

The Voice of the City

Directed by: Willard Mack

Starring: Robert Ames, Willard Mack, Sylvia Field, Jim Farley

The Divine Lady

Directed by: Frank Lloyd

Starring: Corinne Griffith, Victor Varconi, H.B. Warner, Ian Keith


Historical Events

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  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
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  • Lithuania signs Litvinov-pact.

    Famous Birthday

  • Nigel Hawthorne: British stage and film actor who gained...
  • Hugo Claus: Belgian writer, painter, producer,...
  • Ivar Giaever: Norwegian-American physicist and...
  • Joe Meek: Rocker (Tornados) / producer (Telstar),...

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