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Wednesday 21 August 1929

US date format: 8/21/1929, UK date format: 21/8/1929

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 21, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include X J Kennedy and Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada. Our Modern Maidens, directed by Jack Conway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Our Modern Maidens

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Joan Crawford, Rod La Rocque, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Anita Page

Country: United States

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Say It with Songs

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Al Jolson, Davey Lee, Marian Nixon, Holmes Herbert

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Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anny Ondra, John Longden, Sara Allgood, Charles Paton

Country: United States

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The Wrecker

Directed by: Géza von Bolváry

Starring: Carlyle Blackwell, Benita Hume, Joseph Striker, Winter Hall

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I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen

Directed by: Not specifed

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Historical Events

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  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada: Leader of South African Communist Party.
  • X J Kennedy: American poet.
  • X Kennedy: American poet, translator, anthologist, editor, and author of children's literature and textbooks on English literature and poetry.
  • Xj Kennedy: Dover Writer.
  • Herman Badillo: Puerto Rican-American lawyer and politician (d. 2014).
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  • Chicago Cardinals become 1st pro football team to train out of town

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Planetary positions on August 21, 1929 - Geocentric view

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