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Monday 23 December 1929

US date format: 12/23/1929, UK date format: 23/12/1929

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 23, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chet Baker and Monique Watteau. Chasing Rainbows, directed by Charles Reisner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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What the sky looked like on 23 December 1929

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

Chasing Rainbows

Directed by: Charles Reisner

Starring: Bessie Love, Charles King, Jack Benny, George K. Arthur

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A Night in a Dormitory

Directed by: Harry Delmar

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Ruth Hamilton, Thelma White, Si Wills

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The Age of Innocence

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

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Directed by: Rajaram

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Skyscraper Symphony

Directed by: Robert Florey

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 1929 ?

  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Chet Baker: Jazz trumpeter, fell to death out of a hotel window at 59.
  • Monique Watteau: Belgian author, artist, painter, wrote "Je suis le tenebreux".
  • Patrick Watson: Canadian TV personality, the co-host of popular Canadian journalistic programs that include "This Hour has Seven Days.
  • Ike Jones: American actor and producer (d. 2014).
  • Dick Weber: American professional tenpin bowler (d. 2005).
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 23, 1929 - Geocentric view

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