December 29

December 29 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Jude Law (1972), Laurent Gerra (1967) and Katherine Moennig (1977). Several movies were released around December 29 over the years, such as Remember the Night in 1939 directed by Mitchell Leisen and A Chump at Oxford in 1939 directed by Alfred J. Goulding.
But much more happened on December 29 over the years: find out below

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

Remember the Night

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Mitchell Leisen

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Beulah Bondi, Elizabeth Patterson

A Chump at Oxford

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Alfred J. Goulding

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Forrester Harvey, Wilfred Lucas

Country: United States of America

Pukar

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Sohrab Modi

Starring: Sohrab Modi, Chandra Mohan, Naseem Banu, Sheela

The File on Thelma Jordon

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Robert Siodmak

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Paul Kelly, Joan Tetzel

My Dog Skip

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Jay Russell

Starring: Frankie Muniz, Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 29?


    Holidays

  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)

    Events

  • 2018 In response to a roadside bombing that killed three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian tour guide the previous day, Egyptian police kill 40 suspected militants. (The New York Times)
  • 2017 Saint Menas church attack: Nine people are killed in two coordinated attacks targeting Coptic Christians in Egypt. Two of the victims are killed by a gunman in a Coptic-owned appliance store in the Helwan area of Cairo. The gunman then moves to a church where he kills a further six civilians and a policeman before being arrested. (BBC)
  • 2016 Syrian Civil War: Russian president Vladimir Putin says a ceasefire has been brokered between the Syrian government and rebel forces. The ceasefire is said to be guaranteed by Russia and Turkey and would exclude UN-denominated terror organizations such as ISIL and al-Nusra. The FSA says it would abide by the truce, while Ahrar al-Sham expresses "reservations". (ITV) (Reuters)
  • 2015 War in North-West Pakistan: A suicide-bomb attack outside the regional office of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) in the northwestern Pakistani city of Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, leaves at least 26 people dead and 45 wounded. The militant Islamist group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan splinter group, claims responsibility for the attack. (AP via New York Times)
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Music charts

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Books

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

Between Parent And Child

Year: 1968

By: Haim G. Ginott

Over the past thirty-five years, Between Parent and Child has helped millions of parents around the world strengthen their relationships with their children.

Light from Heaven

Year: 2005

By: Jan Karon

The ninth novel in the beloved Mitford series, by the bestselling author of At Home in Mitford and Somebody Safe with Somebody Good Father Tim Kavanagh has been asked to "come up higher" more than once.

Pt 109

Year: 1961

By: Robert J. Donovan

NOW IN PAPERBACK A timeless tale of heroism now available to a new generation of readers "To me, PT 109 has always been one of the great war stories

The Salamander

Year: 1973

By: Morris L. West

Slight signs of wear!

Will In The World

Year: 2004

By: Stephen Greenblatt

"Greenblatt knows more about [Shakespeare] than Ben Jonson or the Dark Lady did."—John Leonard, ?Harper'sA young man from a small provincial town moves to London in the late 1580s and, in

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