Find out what happened on May 29 including famous birthdays like John F. Kennedy and Melissa Etheridge; famous deaths like Mary Pickford and Dennis Hopper; and notable events like Jay Leno ending his first stint as host of "The Tonight Show."
Having been left alone to wheedle her hunky but lower-caste and presumed-temporary boyfriend (Johnny Mack Brown) by her very accommodating usual suitor (Matt Moore), Southern belle Mary Pickford, playing the title role to the hilt, still early in her first talking picture, Coquette, 1929.
The father (John Sainpolis), little brother (William Janney) and milquetoast suitor Stanley (Matt Moore) are waiting around when Mary Pickford, in the title role as 'Norma,' makes her first appearance in her first talking picture, also winning the Academy Award, early in Coquette, 1929.
In this video, learn about Mary Pickford, an Academy Award-winning Canadian motion picture star.
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