Monday 1 October 1928


It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Wedding March, directed by Erich von Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Wedding March

The Wedding March

Directed by: Erich von Stroheim

Starring: Erich von Stroheim, Fay Wray, Zasu Pitts

Country: United States

4 Devils

4 Devils

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Mary Duncan, Charles Morton

Country: United States

Beggars of Life

Beggars of Life

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Wallace Beery, Louise Brooks, Richard Arlen

Country: United States

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The Docks of New York

The Docks of New York

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: George Bancroft, Betty Compson, Olga Baclanova

Country: United States

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The Cameraman

The Cameraman

Directed by: Edward Sedgwick

Starring: Buster Keaton, Marceline Day, Harold Goodwin

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1928 ?

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Laurence Harvey: Lithuanian-born actor.
  • George Peppard: American film and TV series actor who made a total of 25 films, famed for "Breakfast at Tiffany's," 1961 and the "Carpetbaggers," 1964.
  • Sivaji Ganesan: Indian Tamil actor (Born 1927).
  • Willy Mairesse: Belgian race car driver (d. 1969).
  • Zhu Rongji: Chinese engineer and politician 5th Premier of the People's Republic of China.
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  • Paavo Nurmi runs world record 15m (46:49.6)
  • USSR launches its 1st 5 year plan
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average is expanded from 20 stocks to 30. A divisor is introduced to adjust for extraneous changes to a stock, such as a split. The initial divisor is 16.67. The index removes American Car & Foundry, American Locomotive, American Telephone & Telegraph, American Tobacco, Paramount Famous Lasky, United Drug, U.S. Rubber, and Western Union, and adds American Tobacco B, Atlantic Refining, Bethlehem Steel, Chrysler, General Railway Signal, Goodrich, International Nickel,
  • The Soviet Union introduces its First Five-Year Plan.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1928?

  • Vogue
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alexander Meiklejohn -- Oct. 1, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1761


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

The Bridge of San Luis by Rey Thornton Wilder

The Bridge of San Luis

By: Rey Thornton Wilder

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Swan Song by John Galsworth

Swan Song

By: John Galsworth

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The Greene Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine

The Greene Murder Case

By: S. S. Van Dine

It has long been a source of wonder to me why the leading criminological writers—men like Edmund Lester Pearson, H. B. Irving, Filson Young, Canon Brookes, William Bolitho, and Harold Eaton—have not devoted more space to the Greene tragedy; for ...

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Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington

Claire Ambler

By: Booth Tarkington

Garden City, New York published Fiction

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