Monday 7 January 1929, Orthodox Christmas
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kenneth Henry and Terry Moore [Helen Luella Koford] in Los Angeles.
The Sixth Sense, directed by Eusebio Fernndez Ardavn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
while The Bishop Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching British Movietone News.
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- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Kenneth Henry: United States -- 500m speed skater (1952 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Terry Moore [Helen Luella Koford] in Los Angeles: California, USA; actress (Little Sheba).
- Douglas Kiker: NBC newsman (1970 Peabody Award).
- Mario Bergamaschi: Italian soccer champion, high profile with prestige and affluence.
- Terry Moore: American actress, given a contract with Columbia while still in her teens.
- Henry Arthur Jones: English playwright (Silver King), dies at 77.
- Buck Rogers, first sci-fi comic strip, premieres.
- Tarzan, one of the 1st adventure comic strips, 1st appears
- 1st telephone connection between Netherlands and East Indies
- Tarzan, one of the first adventure comic strips, first appears.
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