Tuesday 12 November 1929
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Grace Kelly and Michael Ende.
The Love Parade, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, 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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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Grace Kelly: American actress and Princely consort of Monaco (d. 1982).
- Michael Ende: German author of fantasy and children's literature.
- Jacques de Larosière
- Claude Imbert: French journalist, a columnist for Agence France-Presse, then editor of L'Express (1966-1971) and editor of Paris Match in 1971.
- Grace : American actress who was transformed by her marriage to Princess Rainier as Her Serene Highness Princess Grace of Monaco.
- Jacques Larosière: French civil servant, the Chairman of the Strategic Committee of the French Treasury and Advisor to BNP Paribas, and President of the London-based European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (1993-1998).
- Anthony di Bonaventura: American pianist and academic (d. 2012).
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