Tuesday May 28, 1929

US date format: 5/28/1929, UK date format: 28/5/1929

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 28, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Horst Frank and Horst Franck. Un Chien Andalou, directed by Luis Buñuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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Un Chien Andalou

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Pierre Batcheff, Simone Mareuil, Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dalí

She Goes to War

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Eleanor Boardman, John Holland, Edmund Burns, Alma Rubens

The Black Watch

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Myrna Loy, David Torrence, David Rollins

Country: United States of America

The Squall

Directed by: Alexander Korda

Starring: Richard Tucker, Alice Joyce, Loretta Young, Carroll Nye

Where East Is East

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Lon Chaney, Lupe Velez, Estelle Taylor, Lloyd Hughes


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 28, 1929?


  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
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  • First all color talking picture On With the Show exhibited (in New York City).

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