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Saturday 29 June 1929

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michio Mamaia and Johnny Ace in Memphis. High Voltage, directed by Howard Higgin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929 while Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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TV Series

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Movies

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

High Voltage

Directed by: Howard Higgin

Starring: William Boyd, Carole Lombard, Owen Moore

Country: United States

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The Hollywood Revue of 1929

Directed by: Charles F. Reisner

Starring: Conrad Nagel, Jack Benny, John Gilbert

Country: United States

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Nosferatu

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Max Schreck, Greta Schrder, Ruth Landshoff

Country: United States

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The Black Watch

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Myrna Loy, David Torrence

Country: United States

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The Cocoanuts

Directed by: Robert Florey

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 June 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
  • Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
  • Seychelles - Independence Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michio Mamaia: Composer.
  • Johnny Ace in Memphis: Tennessee, USA; ballad singer ("My Song").
  • Oriana Fallaci: Italian writer, a world-known award-winning journalist whose style is compared to Henry Kissinger.
  • Peter George: American weight lifter, the winner of a Gold Medal in the 1952 Olympics and a Silver Medal in the 1956 Olympics.
  • Pat Brown: American actress.
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Facts:
  • 1st high-speed jet wind tunnel completed Langley Field, California
  • Mexico and Vatican sign Concord
  • First high-speed jet wind tunnel completed, at Langley Field, California, USA.

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  • Science: Science vol. 69 issue 1800
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Max Schmeling -- June 24, 1929
  • Science: Science vol. 69 issue 1799

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Dodsworth

By: Sinclair Lewis

Dodsworth is a satirical novel by American writer Sinclair Lewis, about a retired fellow and his wife who tour Europe together in the 1920's. On their extensive travels across Europe they are soon caught up in vastly different lifestyles, and ...

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Dark Hester

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

Young girl's mystery novel from 1919 in England.

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Peder Victorious

By: O.E. Rolvaag

Peder Victorious, the sequel to Rölvaag's massive Giants in the Earth, continues the saga of the Norwegian settlers in the Dakotas.

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All Quiet on the Western Front

By: Erich Maria Remarque

Paul Baumer enlisted with his classmates in the German army of World War I. Youthful, enthusiastic, they become soldiers. But despite what they have learned, they break into pieces under the first bombardment in the trenches.

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