Friday 5 April 1929
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hugo Claus and Nigel Hawthorne.
Alibi, directed by Roland West, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
while Dark Hester by Anne Douglas Sedgwick was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1929 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Hugo Claus: Belgian writer, painter, producer, journalist, actor, also experimental poet, playwright, screenwriter.
- Nigel Hawthorne: British stage and film actor who gained admiration in his early '50s.
- Ivar Giaever: Norwegian-American physicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Joe Meek: Rocker (Tornados) / producer (Telstar), commits suicide.
- Lithuania signs Litvinov-pact.
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