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Saturday 16 March 1929

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Edwin London and Nadja Tiller. Spies, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929 while Dark Hester by Anne Douglas Sedgwick 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 ?

Spies

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Gerda Maurus, Willy Fritsch

Country: United States

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Wild Orchids

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Starring: Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, Nils Asther

Country: United States

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The Iron Mask

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Belle Bennett, Marguerite De La Motte

Country: United States

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The Canary Murder Case

Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair

Starring: William Powell, Jean Arthur, James Hall

Country: United States

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Napoleon

Directed by: Abel Gance

Starring: Albert Dieudonn, Vladimir Roudenko, Edmond Van Dale

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
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Facts:
  • WHP-AM in Harrisburg PA begins radio transmissions

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  • Science: Science vol. 69 issue 1785
  • Time: Secretary of State
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Books

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

Dark Hester

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

Young girl's mystery novel from 1919 in England.

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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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Roper's Row

By: Warwick Deeping

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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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