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Wednesday 11 December 1929

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include René Cornand and Kenneth MacMillan. The Manxman, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929 while Roper's Row by Warwick Deeping was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Manxman

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anny Ondra, Carl Brisson, Malcolm Keen

Country: United States

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Glorifying the American Girl

Directed by: Millard Webb

Starring: Mary Eaton, Eddie Cantor, Helen Morgan

Country: United States

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Pandora's Box

Directed by: Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Starring: Louise Brooks, Fritz Kortner, Francis Lederer

Country: United States

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The New Babylon

Directed by: Grigori Kozintsev

Starring: David Gutman, Yelena Kuzmina, Andrei Kostrichkin

Country: United States

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The Show of Shows

Directed by: John G. Adolfi

Starring: Frank Fay, William Courtenay, H.B. Warner

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
  • René Cornand: French art critic and artist (painter, sculptor, engraver).
  • Kenneth MacMillan: Scottish ballet dancer, choreographer and company director, he was one of the original members of the Sadler Wells company (1946).
  • Axel Anderson: German-Puerto Rican actor and production manager (d. 2012).
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1929?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Walter C. Teagle -- Dec. 9, 1929
  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1823
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Robert Bridges -- Dec. 2, 1929

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Roper's Row

By: Warwick Deeping

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The Bishop Murder Case

By: S. S. Van Dine

This early work by S. S. Van Dine was originally published in 1928 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'The Bishop Murder Case' is one of Van Dine's novels of crime and mystery.

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Dark Hester

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

Young girl's mystery novel from 1919 in England.

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Peder Victorious

By: O.E. Rolvaag

Peder Victorious, the sequel to Rölvaag's massive Giants in the Earth, continues the saga of the Norwegian settlers in the Dakotas.

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