Tuesday 8 January 1929
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gerry Spence and Yves Le Borgne.
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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- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Gerry Spence: American attorney, a trial lawyer who was highly visible during notorious cases such as the Silkwood estate.
- Yves Le Borgne: French boxer, a lightweight who fought professionally between 1950-1956.
- Yves Leborgne: France sport Champion.
- Saeed Jaffrey: Indian-English actor (d. 2015).
- 1st telephone connection between Netherlands and West-Indies
- CBS radio network buys WABC in New York City
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