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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- 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
- Violeta Barrios de Chamorro: President of Nicaragua (1990- ).
- Jean-Pierre Fourcade: French politician and a member of the Senate of France.
- Violeta Chamorro: Nicaraguan publisher and politician President of Nicaragua.
- Hillard Elkins: American theatre and film producer (Born 1929).
- Kees Fens: Dutch author and critic (d. 2008).
- Women are considered ''Persons'' under Canadian law.
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