Wednesday 16 January 1929
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean Boissonnat and Allard Lowenstein.
The Sixth Sense, directed by Eusebio Fernndez Ardavn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
while Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching British Movietone News.
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- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Jean Boissonnat: French economist and journalist.
- Allard Lowenstein: American author, lawyer, social activist and politician, a tireless political strategist.
- G Hogan: American jazz drummer.
- Shigeru Kōyama: Japanese actor.
- Stanley Tambiah: Sri Lankan anthropologist and academic (d. 2014).
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