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Saturday 24 August 1929

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include William Winfield and Pierre Mazeaud. Hallelujah!, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929 while Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Hallelujah!

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Daniel L. Haynes, Nina Mae McKinney, William Fountaine

Country: United States

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Lucky Star

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams

Country: United States

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Madame X

Directed by: Lionel Barrymore

Starring: Ruth Chatterton, Lewis Stone, Raymond Hackett

Country: United States

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High Voltage

Directed by: Howard Higgin

Starring: William Boyd, Carole Lombard, Owen Moore

Country: United States

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The Hollywood Revue of 1929

Directed by: Charles F. Reisner

Starring: Conrad Nagel, Jack Benny, John Gilbert

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
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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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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1929?

  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1808
  • Time: Montagu Collet Norman, Governor of the Bank of England
  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1807

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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Dark Hester

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

Young girl's mystery novel from 1919 in England.

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Roper's Row

By: Warwick Deeping

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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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