July 29

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on July 29. From 1900 until now. July 29 is under the sign of Leo. Famous birthdays on this day include Sanjay Dutt (1959), Fernando Alonso (1981) and Jean-Hugues Anglade (1955). Several movies were released around July 29 over the years, such as Rear Window in 1954 directed by Alfred Hitchcock and The Sixth Sense in 1999 directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
But much more happened on July 29 over the years: find out below

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

Rear Window

Release year: 1954

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

The Sixth Sense

Release year: 1999

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Country: United States of America

The Boondock Saints

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Troy Duffy

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus, David Della Rocco

Country: United States of America

Eat Drink Man Woman

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Ang Lee

Starring: Sihung Lung, Kuei-Mei Yang, Yu-Wen Wang, Chien-Lien Wu

The Count of Monte Cristo

Release year: 1934

Directed by: Rowland V. Lee

Starring: Robert Donat, Elissa Landi, Louis Calhern, Sidney Blackmer

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 29?


  • 2019 War in Afghanistan: An Afghan National Army soldier kills two United States Army soldiers in Kandahar, Afghanistan, which local police suspect is an insider attack. The killer is believed to be wounded. (BBC)
  • 2018 2018 Pacific typhoon season: Typhoon Jongdari hits central and western Japan, injuring at least 21 people and cutting power to tens of thousands of homes. The typhoon is the latest in the series of weather events to affect the country, following devastating floods and a fatal heat wave earlier in the month. (BBC)
  • 2017 South African Premier Division: Two people die and 17 others are injured in a stampede at the First National Bank Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa, during a soccer match between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs. (Mail and Guardian) (BBC)
  • 2016 The Nigerian military commences bombing militants in Lagos and Ogun States with many militants reported dead. (The Eagle)
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Which were the most popular books released around July 29 over the years?

The Partner

Year: 1997

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm—and ran for his life.

The Island

Year: 1979

By: Peter Benchley

Suspense, treasure hunting, murder, intrigue...A classic mystery novel. One of Benchley's finest.

The Chapman Report

Year: 1960

By: Irving Wallace


Founding Brothers

Year: 2001

By: Joseph J. Ellis

In this landmark work of history, the National Book Award—winning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals–Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and

The Judas Strain

Year: 2007

By: James Rollins

ju·das strain, n. A scientific term for an organism that drives an entire species to extinction New York Times bestselling author James Rollins returns with a terrifying story of an ancient

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