Thursday May 16, 1929

US date format: 5/16/1929, UK date format: 16/5/1929

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 16, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adrienne Rich and Betty Carter. The Black Watch, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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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

Where East Is East

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Lon Chaney, Lupe Velez, Estelle Taylor, Lloyd Hughes

Eternal Love

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: John Barrymore, Camilla Horn, Victor Varconi, Hobart Bosworth

The Pagan

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Renée Adorée, Donald Crisp, Dorothy Janis

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
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    Events

  • 1st Academy Awards - Wings, Emil Jennings and Janet Gaynor wins

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