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Saturday 24 August 1929

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 24, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Mazeaud and Peter Thomson. Our Modern Maidens, directed by Jack Conway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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What the sky looked like on 24 August 1929

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Movies

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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Blackmail

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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

Country: United States

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I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen

Directed by: Not specifed

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High Voltage

Directed by: Howard Higgin

Starring: William Boyd, Carole Lombard, Owen Moore, Phillips Smalley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 43rd US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Phoebe H Watson (64 62)
  • Palestinians attack orthodox Jews in Jerusalem
  • Turkey and Persia sign a friendship treaty.
  • Second day of two-day Hebron massacre during the 1929 Palestine riots: Arab attacks on the Jewish community in Hebron in the British Mandate of Palestine, result in the death of 65-68 Jews and the remaining Jews being forced to leave the city.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 24, 1929 - Geocentric view

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