Wednesday 28 August 1929
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rokie Roker in Miami and Istvan Kertesz.
Hallelujah!, directed by King Vidor, 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.
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- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Rokie Roker in Miami: Florida, USA; actress (Helen - The Jeffersons).
- Istvan Kertesz: Hungarian conductor (d. 1973).
- Jean Bedouin: France Writer.
- Michel Richardot: Metz EXecutives.
- Roxie Roker: actress (Helen Willis - The Jeffersons) / mother of Lenny Kravitz, dies of breast cancer at age 66.
- Ken Gampu: South African police officer and actor (d. 2003)
- István Kertész: Hungarian conductor (d. 1973)
- Frank Woolley scores his 100th first-class hundred
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