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Wednesday 15 May 1929

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Peggy Pope in Montclair and Pierre Jacquot. The Valiant, directed by William K. Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929 while Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Bulldog Drummond

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Ronald Colman, Claud Allister, Lawrence Grant

Country: United States

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Alibi

Directed by: Roland West

Starring: Chester Morris, Harry Stubbs, Mae Busch

Country: United States

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The Parson's Widow

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Greta Almroth, Einar Rd, Hildur Carlberg

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 May 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
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Facts:
  • Fire in X-ray film stock kills 125 at Crile Clinic (Cleveland, Ohio, USA).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mrs. Herbert Hoover -- May 13, 1929
  • Science: Science vol. 69 issue 1793
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Harlan F. Stone -- May 6, 1929

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Books

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

Dodsworth

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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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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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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