Saturday 6 July 1929
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gerd Zacher and Hélène Carrère d'Encausse.
High Voltage, directed by Howard Higgin, 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 6 July 1929 ?
- Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
- Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
- Lithuania - Statehood Day.
- Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
- Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
- Roman festivals: Ludi Apollinares, games in honour of Apollo (since 208 BC) began today.
- San Fermin a Spanish Catholic festival centered in Pamplona begins today.
- Music festival EXIT begins today in Serbian town of Novi Sad.
- Czech Republic - Jan Hus Day (1415).
- Gerd Zacher: Composer.
- Hélène Carrère d'Encausse: Permanent secretary of the Académie Française and a historian specialized in Russian history, born to a Georgian father and a Russian mother.
- Jean Mocky: French film director, actor, screenwriter and producer.
- St. Louis has 2, 10 run innings and beats Phillies 28-6
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