Friday December 13, 1929

US date format: 12/13/1929, UK date format: 13/12/1929

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 13, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christopher Plummer and John Osborne. Sally, directed by John Francis Dillon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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Directed by: John Francis Dillon

Starring: Marilyn Miller, Alexander Gray, Joe E. Brown, T. Roy Barnes

Their Own Desire

Directed by: E. Mason Hopper

Starring: Norma Shearer, Belle Bennett, Lewis Stone, Robert Montgomery

The Lost Zeppelin

Directed by: Edward Sloman

Starring: Conway Tearle, Virginia Valli, Ricardo Cortez, Duke Martin

Navy Blues

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: William Haines, Anita Page, Karl Dane, J.C. Nugent

Tarzan the Tiger

Directed by: Henry MacRae

Starring: Frank Merrill, Natalie Kingston, Al Ferguson, Lillian Worth


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  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
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