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Search Results for Year: 1929


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Number of Records Matching Query: 83
 
THE FIRST ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 16 May 1929
Description: It is also the oldest award ceremony in the media.
Summary: The first Best Actor awarded was Emil Jannings, for his performances in The Last Command and The Way of All Flesh. The 1939 film Beau Geste is the only movie that features as many as four Academy Award winners for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Susan Hayward, Broderick Crawford) prior to any of the actors receiving the Best Actor Award. The first Academy Awards ceremony was held on May 16, 1929, at the Hotel Roosevelt in Hollywood to honor outstanding film achievements of the 1927/1928 film season.

JAMES LAST BORN 1929 BREMENGERMANY
EVENT
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 April 1929

ACADEMY AWARD
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 16 May 1929
Description: The first Academy Awards ceremony was held on May 16, 1929, at the Hotel Roosevelt in Hollywood
Summary: An Academy Award, also known as the Oscar, is an accolade bestowed by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)[1] to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers.

DIGBY WOLFE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 4 June 1929
Description: Actor, Screenwriter, Writer, Television host, UK

JERRY GOLDSMITH
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 10 February 1929
Description: Composer and Conductor, USA

JACK RICHARDSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 23 July 1929
Description: Canadian record producer, Canada

CHARLES ANTHONY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 15 July 1929
Description: Violinist, USA

WALLY WHYTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 23 September 1929
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK

CHRISTOPHER PLUMBER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 13 December 1929
Description: Actor, Pianist, Canada

KRIS KENNER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 30 September 1929
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK

RUSTY BRYANT
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 25 November 1929
Description: Saxophonist, USA

DANNY FLORES
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 11 July 1929
Description: Saxophonist, USA

VESTAL GOODMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 13 December 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

HAL BLAINE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 5 February 1929
Description: Drummer, USA

CHET BAKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 23 December 1929
Description: Trumpeter, USA

JOHN CASSAVETES
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 9 December 1929
Description: Actor, Director, USA

GRADY MARTIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 17 January 1929
Description: Guitarist, USA

DICK CLARK
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 30 November 1929
Description: TV Host

CLAUDE NOUGARO
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 9 September 1929
Description: Singer, Painter, Poet

NED FAIRCHILD
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 26 August 1929
Description: Composer of music, USA

JOE HINTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 15 November 1929
Description: Vocalist

BERRY GORDY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 November 1929
Description: Record producer and Composer of songs

TEDDI KING
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 18 September 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

DAVID PLATZ
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 13 January 1929
Description: Manager and music founder Essex Music, USA

JEAN SIMMONS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 31 January 1929
Description: Actress, UK

AUDREY HEPBURN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 4 May 1929
Description: Actress. USA

ANDREW TIBBS
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 2 February 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

DAVID LYNCH
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 3 July 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

JAMES LAST
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 April 1929
Description: Bandleader, Pianist,USA

JOHNNY ALF
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 19 May 1929
Description: Pianist, Brazil

RONNIE BARKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 25 September 1929
Description: Comedian, Actor, Presenter, Writer, UK

MR ACKER BILK
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 28 January 1929
Description: Clarinetist, UK

JB LENOIR
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 5 March 1929
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

LAVERN BAKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 11 February 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

ARTHUR PRYSOCK
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 2 January 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

ED SHAUGHNESSY
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 9 January 1929
Description: Drummer, USA

JOE MEEK
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 5 April 1929
Description: Producer, UK

INEZ ANDREWS
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 14 April 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

LEE HAZLEWOOD
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 9 July 1929
Description: Vocalist,Composer, Record Producer, USA

JUNE BRONHILL
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 26 June 1929
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia.

JOE PASS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 1 January 1929
Description: Guitarist, USA

FRED ANDERSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 22 March 1929
Description: Saxophonist, USA

MEL LEWIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 10 May 1929
Description: Drummer - U.S.A.

BOB BROOKMEYER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 19 December 1929
Description: Trombonist, pianist, arranger, and composer. USA

BILL EVANS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 16 August 1929
Description: Pianist, USA

BETTY CARTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 16 May 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

NEAL MATTHEWS JR
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 26 October 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

HUGH JARRETT
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 11 October 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

ROY HAMILTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 16 April 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

ANDRE PREVIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 6 April 1929
Description: Pianist, Composer, Conductor, Arranger

GRACE KELLY
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 12 November 1929
Description: Actress and Princess Grace of Monaca

SCREAMIN’ JAY HAWKINS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 18 July 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

JUNE CARTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 23 June 1929
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Comedian, Actress USA

BARBARA WALTERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 25 September 1929
Description: TV Host, Journalist, USA

MALCOLM VAUGHAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 22 March 1929
Description: Vocalist, Wales

MAX VON SYDOW
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 10 April 1929
Description: Actor, Swedish

SONNY JAMES
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 1 May 1929
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

BOB MONEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 4 May 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

HARVEY FUQUA
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 27 July 1929
Description: Vocalist

CY COLEMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 14 June 1929
Description: Composer of music, lyricist, USA

JOHNNY ACE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 9 June 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

BUCK OWENS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 12 August 1929
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, USA

AMBAR BOSE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 2 November 1929
Description: American entrepreneur, electrical engineer and sound engineer.

EILEEN BARTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 November 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

BOB NEWHART
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 5 September 1929
Description: Comedian, Actor, USA

MIKE ELLIOT
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 6 August 1929
Description: Saxophonist, West Indies

HARLAN HOWARD
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 8 September 1929
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA

THEL CAREY
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 9 October 1929
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Australia

JOE MORELLO
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 July 1929
Description: Drummer, USA

BILLY WALKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 14 January 1929
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

TOMMY LEONETTI
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 10 September 1929
Description: Vocalist, Actor, US

JIMMY COBB
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 January 1929
Description: Drummer, USA

LINK WRAY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 2 May 1929
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

PAUL VANCE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 4 November 1929
Description: Composer, USA

JACQUES BREL
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 8 April 1929
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Poet, Actor, Belgium

FLOYD DIXON
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 8 February 1929
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA

BONNIE OWENS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 1 October 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

REG LINDSAY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 7 July 1929
Description: Vocalist, Australia

JANE POWELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 1 April 1929
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

KATHERINE LEE BATES
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 March 1929
Description: Composer of music, USA

BLIND LEMON JEFFERSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 12 December 1929
Description: Guitarist, USA

CLARENCE PINE TOP SMITH
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 15 March 1929
Description: Pianist, Comedian, USA

CLAUDE DEBUSSY - (1862-1929)
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 25 March 1929
Description: Composer, French

 
 
 
 
 
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