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Sunday 17 November 1929

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Edgar White and Pieter A H Bos. Der Schatz, directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929 while The Bishop Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine 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 Show of Shows

Directed by: John G. Adolfi

Starring: Frank Fay, William Courtenay, H.B. Warner

Country: United States

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The Love Parade

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Lupino Lane

Country: United States

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The Kiss

Directed by: Jacques Feyder

Starring: Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Anders Randolf

Country: United States

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The Virginian

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Gary Cooper, Walter Huston, Richard Arlen

Country: United States

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Arsenal

Directed by: Aleksandr Dovzhenko

Starring: Semyon Svashenko, Amvrosi Buchma, Georgi Khorkov

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Pascual Ortiz Rubio elected President of Mexico
  • Stalin throws Nicolai Bucharin out of Politburo

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1820
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Thomas W. Lamont -- Nov. 11, 1929
  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1819

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Books

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

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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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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Roper's Row

By: Warwick Deeping

Binding Unknown

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