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Thursday 11 July 1929

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Kelly and Chuck Rio. High Voltage, directed by Howard Higgin, 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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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

High Voltage

Directed by: Howard Higgin

Starring: William Boyd, Carole Lombard, Owen Moore

Country: United States

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The Hollywood Revue of 1929

Directed by: Charles F. Reisner

Starring: Conrad Nagel, Jack Benny, John Gilbert

Country: United States

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Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Max Schreck, Greta Schrder, Ruth Landshoff

Country: United States

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The Black Watch

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Myrna Loy, David Torrence

Country: United States

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The Cocoanuts

Directed by: Robert Florey

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 July 1929 ?

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
  • Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
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Famous Deaths:
  • In Russia, a secret decree of the Sovnarkom creates the backbone of the Gulag system.
  • French prime minister Raymond Poincaré resigns he is succeeded by Aristide Briand.
  • The Kellogg-Briand Pact, renouncing war as an instrument of foreign policy, goes into effect (it was first signed in Paris on August 27, 1928 by most leading world powers).

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Governor Lawrence Judd -- July 8, 1929
  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1801
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Helen Wills -- July 1, 1929

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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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By: Sinclair Lewis

Dodsworth is a satirical novel by American writer Sinclair Lewis, about a retired fellow and his wife who tour Europe together in the 1920's. On their extensive travels across Europe they are soon caught up in vastly different lifestyles, and ...

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Dark Hester

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

Young girl's mystery novel from 1919 in England.

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