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Wednesday 26 June 1929

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexander Fenton and Francesco Cossiga. High Voltage, directed by Howard Higgin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929 while All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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Movies

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

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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Nosferatu

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Max Schreck, Greta Schrder, Ruth Landshoff

Country: United States

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The Black Watch

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Myrna Loy, David Torrence

Country: United States

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The Cocoanuts

Directed by: Robert Florey

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 June 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
  • Independence Day in Madagascar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alexander Fenton: CEO (Euro Ethnological Research Center in Edinburgh).
  • Francesco Cossiga: President of Italy (1985- ).
  • Ian Prestt: English ornithologist.
  • Jan De Jong: Dutch pro astrologer and author of "Spiegelpunten" (= mirror points) becoming well known in the Netherlands, illustrating the inner meaning of a horoscope according to his philosophy.
  • June Bronhill: Australian soprano singer, a pro from the time of her debut in 1949 when she came in third at the Sydney Sun Aria contest.
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Facts:
  • ENKA / Vereinigte Glanzstoff Factory merge AKU (General Kunstzijde Union)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Max Schmeling -- June 24, 1929
  • Science: Science vol. 69 issue 1799
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Livingston Farrand -- June 17, 1929

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Books

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

All Quiet on the Western Front

By: Erich Maria Remarque

Paul Baumer enlisted with his classmates in the German army of World War I. Youthful, enthusiastic, they become soldiers. But despite what they have learned, they break into pieces under the first bombardment in the trenches.

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Peder Victorious

By: O.E. Rolvaag

Peder Victorious, the sequel to Rölvaag's massive Giants in the Earth, continues the saga of the Norwegian settlers in the Dakotas.

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Dark Hester

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

Young girl's mystery novel from 1919 in England.

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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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