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Thursday 29 August 1929

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 1929). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Claude Contamine and Roxie Roker. The Wagon Master, directed by Harry Joe Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
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What the sky looked like on 29 August 1929

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Wagon Master

Directed by: Harry Joe Brown

Starring: Ken Maynard, Edith Roberts, Tom Santschi, Jack Hanlon

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Our Modern Maidens

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: Joan Crawford, Rod La Rocque, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Anita Page

Country: United States

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Say It with Songs

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Al Jolson, Davey Lee, Marian Nixon, Holmes Herbert

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Blackmail

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anny Ondra, John Longden, Sara Allgood, Charles Paton

Country: United States

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I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen

Directed by: Not specifed

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Facts:
  • German airship Graf Zeppelin arrives back at Lakehurst, New Jersey, USA, completing a round-the-world flight.
  • The 1929 Safed massacre, in which 18–20 Jews are killed by Palestinians in Safed.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 29, 1929 - Geocentric view

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