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Tuesday 29 October 1929

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include André Brasilier and Yevgeny Primakov. The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Sam Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929 while Roper's Row by Warwick Deeping was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Taming of the Shrew

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Edwin Maxwell

Country: United States

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Applause

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Helen Morgan, Joan Peers, Fuller Mellish Jr.

Country: United States

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Blackmail

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anny Ondra, John Longden, Sara Allgood

Country: United States

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Disraeli

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: George Arliss, Joan Bennett, Florence Arliss

Country: United States

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The Great Divide

Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: Dorothy Mackaill, Ian Keith, Myrna Loy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1929 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
Famous Birthdays:
  • André Brasilier: French artist and painter.
  • Yevgeny Primakov: Russian politician, a Foreign Minister in 1998, confirmed as Prime Minister on 9/11/1998, at 6:50 PM.
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Facts:
  • Black Tuesday Stock Market crashes trigger the Great Depression
  • The New York Stock Exchange crashes in what will be called the Crash of '29 or ''Black Tuesday'', ending the Great Bull Market of the 1920s and beginning the Great Depression.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1929?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ivar Kreuger -- Oct. 28, 1929
  • Science: Science vol. 70 issue 1817
  • Time: U.S. Ambassador to Cuba

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Books

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

Roper's Row

By: Warwick Deeping

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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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Dark Hester

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

Young girl's mystery novel from 1919 in England.

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The Bishop Murder Case

By: S. S. Van Dine

This early work by S. S. Van Dine was originally published in 1928 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'The Bishop Murder Case' is one of Van Dine's novels of crime and mystery.

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