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Monday 16 December 1929

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ian Board and Georges Dupeyron. 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 16 December 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Chicago Blackhawks 1st game at Chicago Stadium, beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-1

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nicholas Longworth -- Dec. 16, 1929
  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1824
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Walter C. Teagle -- Dec. 9, 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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All Quiet on the Western Front

By: Erich Maria Remarque

Paul Baumer enlisted with his classmates in the German army of World War I. Youthful, enthusiastic, they become soldiers. But despite what they have learned, they break into pieces under the first bombardment in the trenches.

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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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