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Friday 18 October 1929

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Violeta Barrios de Chamorro and Jean-Pierre Fourcade. Applause, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, 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.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Applause

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Helen Morgan, Joan Peers, Fuller Mellish Jr.

Country: United States

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Blackmail

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anny Ondra, John Longden, Sara Allgood

Country: United States

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Disraeli

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: George Arliss, Joan Bennett, Florence Arliss

Country: United States

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The Great Divide

Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: Dorothy Mackaill, Ian Keith, Myrna Loy

Country: United States

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The Great Gabbo

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Erich von Stroheim, Donald Douglas, Betty Compson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 October 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Women are considered ''Persons'' under Canadian law.

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Magazine Covers

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  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1816
  • Time: Chicago Cubs owner
  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1815

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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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Roper's Row

By: Warwick Deeping

Binding Unknown

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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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Peder Victorious

By: O.E. Rolvaag

Peder Victorious, the sequel to Rölvaag's massive Giants in the Earth, continues the saga of the Norwegian settlers in the Dakotas.

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