Wednesday 25 December 1929, ChristmasUS date format: 12/25/1929, UK date format: 25/12/1929
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 25, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Irish McCalla and Alan Gerry.
Chasing Rainbows, directed by Charles Reisner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
- Alan Gerry: Businessman.
- Irish McCalla: Pawnee City, Nebraska -- Actress (Sheena Queen of Jungle).
- Billy Horton: rocker (The Silhouettes - "Get a Job").
- André Debaar: Belgian actor and film director who died in Uccle on 16 February 2011.
- Stuart Hall: Former English radio and television presenter.
- Régine : Belgian singer and owner of the nightclubs Jimmy's and Chez Régine.
- Christine Jones: American educator and politician (d. 2013).
- Chris Kenner: American singer and songwriter (d. 1976).
- Grimmett takes 6-146 for SA, Queensland all out 380 Crowd 5,390