Monday 29 April 1929
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Joshua Sculthorpe and Vaclav Kucera.
The Cocoanuts, directed by Robert Florey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
while The Bishop Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine was one of the best selling books.
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- 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).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Peter Joshua Sculthorpe: Composer.
- Vaclav Kucera: Composer.
- W Kempowski: Writer.
- [John] Jeremy: Thorpe; British Member of Parliament (Liberal).
- Jeremy Thorpe: Jeremy Thorpe was a British former politician who was leader of the Liberal Party from 1967 to 1976 and Member of Parliament (MP) for North Devon from 1959 to 1979.
- Ray Barretto: American jazz musician (d. 2006)
- Walter Kempowski: German author and academic (d. 2007)
- Mickey McDermott: American baseball player and coach (d. 2003)
- Peter Sculthorpe: Australian composer and conductor (d. 2014)
- Maurice Strong: Canadian businessman and diplomat (d. 2015)
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