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April 29

April 29 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Uma Thurman (1970), Michelle Pfeiffer (1958) and Daniel Day-Lewis (1957). Several movies were released around April 29 over the years, such as The 400 Blows in 1959 directed by François Truffaut and X-Men: Days of Future Past in 2014 directed by Bryan Singer.
But much more happened on April 29 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around April 29 over the years?

The 400 Blows

Release year: 1959

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble

Country: United States of America

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Release year: 2014

Written by: Simon Kinberg (screenplay), Jane Goldman (story), Simon Kinberg (story), Matthew Vaughn (story)

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy

Twentieth Century

Release year: 1934

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Barrymore, Carole Lombard, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Country: United States of America

Dear Frankie

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Shona Auerbach

Starring: Emily Mortimer, Jack McElhone, Gerard Butler, Mary Riggans

Johnny Guitar

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Mercedes McCambridge, Scott Brady

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 29?


    Holidays

  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
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    Events

  • 2019 A propaganda video featuring Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is released, in which he references the 2019 Sri Lanka Easter bombings, indicating that he is still alive and that the video was shot very recently. It is the first time he's been seen on video since July 2014, when he addressed a crowd at the now destroyed Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2018 The Israel Defense Forces arrest a suspected Hamas member caught tampering with equipment at the Karni Crossing on the Israeli-Gazan border. (Haaretz)
  • 2017 North Korea and weapons of mass destruction: The U.S. Pacific Command and South Korean defense officials report that a North Korean missile was fired in the early morning, but quickly failed and did not travel beyond North Korea, echoing a similar failed attempt by North Korea thirteen days ago. (The Washington Post)
  • 2016 According to Russian ambassador to the United Nations Aleksi Borodavkin, the Syrian Army is preparing to launch an offensive against the ISIL strongholds of Al-Raqqah and the countryside around Deir ez-Zor and that the Russian Air Force will be providing the ground campaign with air support. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 29 over the years?


Books

Which were the most popular books released around April 29 over the years?

We Are Still Married

Year: 1989

By: Garrison Keillor

“Garrison Keillor made it possible, after twenty years of black humor…to be both funny and nice, hip and winsome, scathing and loving, all in the flick of a single many-barbed quip——The Washington

Descent From Xanadu

Year: 1984

By: Harold Robbins

“Robbins brought four-letter words and kinky sex out of the dirty bookstore and onto the bedside table of mainstream America.” —USA Today Ruthless, unscrupulous, devastatingly handsome, and insatiable Judd Crane, the richest

The Invisible Bankers

Year: 1982

By: Andrew Tobias

Hardcover - 1982

Atonement

Year: 2002

By: Ian McEwan

National Bestseller Ian McEwan’s symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from this master of English prose.

Due To Circumstances Beyond Our Control

Year: 1967

By: Fred W. Friendly

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