Sunday June 16, 1929

US date format: 6/16/1929, UK date format: 16/6/1929

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 16, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sabah IV of Kuwait and James Randall. High Voltage, directed by Howard Higgin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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High Voltage

Directed by: Howard Higgin

Starring: William Boyd, Carole Lombard, Owen Moore, Phillips Smalley

Country: United States of America

Un Chien Andalou

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Pierre Batcheff, Simone Mareuil, Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dalí

She Goes to War

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Eleanor Boardman, John Holland, Edmund Burns, Alma Rubens

The Black Watch

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Myrna Loy, David Torrence, David Rollins

Country: United States of America

The Squall

Directed by: Alexander Korda

Starring: Richard Tucker, Alice Joyce, Loretta Young, Carroll Nye


Historical Events

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  • South Africa - Youth Day.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
  • Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
  • 16 June Movement


  • Otto E Funk, 62, ends marathon walk (NY to SF, 4165 miles in 183 days)

    Famous Deaths

  • Bramwell Booth: British-American evangelist, the first...

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