Wednesday 28 August 1929US date format: 8/28/1929, UK date format: 28/8/1929
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 28, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rokie Roker in Miami and Ira Levin.
St. Louis Blues, directed by Dudley Murphy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1929 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Ira Levin: Novelist.
- 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