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Monday 5 August 1929

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 5, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mary Strassmeyer and Yasser Arafat. Say It with Songs, directed by Lloyd Bacon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Say It with Songs

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Al Jolson, Davey Lee, Marian Nixon, Holmes Herbert

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Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anny Ondra, John Longden, Sara Allgood, Charles Paton

Country: United States

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I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen

Directed by: Not specifed

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High Voltage

Directed by: Howard Higgin

Starring: William Boyd, Carole Lombard, Owen Moore, Phillips Smalley

Country: United States

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She Goes to War

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Eleanor Boardman, John Holland, Edmund Burns, Alma Rubens

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1929 ?

  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mary Strassmeyer: American journalist, cartoonist, co-creator of syndicated cartoon "Sneakers," feature writer, travel and society editor and columnist.
  • Yasser Arafat: Leader.
  • Ottó Boros: Hungarian water polo player (d. 1988).
  • Don Matheson: American soldier police officer and actor (d. 2014).
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Planetary positions on August 05, 1929 - Geocentric view

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