Wednesday December 25, 1929, Christmas

US date format: 12/25/1929, UK date format: 25/12/1929

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart 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
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Chasing Rainbows

Directed by: Charles Reisner

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

A Night in a Dormitory

Directed by: Harry Delmar

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

The Age of Innocence

Directed by: Martin Scorsese


Directed by: Rajaram

Skyscraper Symphony

Directed by: Robert Florey


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 25, 1929?


  • 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.

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