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Friday 6 January 1928

1928-01-06

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Sadie Thompson, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Sadie Thompson

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Blanche Friderici, Charles Lane

Country: United States

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The Circus

Directed by: Charlie Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Merna Kennedy, Al Ernest Garcia

Country: United States

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West Point

Directed by: Edward Sedgwick

Starring: William Haines, Joan Crawford, William Bakewell

Country: United States

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Chicago

Directed by: Frank Urson

Starring: Phyllis Haver, Victor Varconi, Virginia Bradford

Country: United States

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A Texas Steer

Directed by: Richard Wallace

Starring: Will Rogers, Louise Fazenda, Sam Hardy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Mortalium animos (against oecumene)
  • January 7 ampndash The River Thames floods in London 14 drown.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1928 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Diane (I'm In Heaven When I See You Smile) - Nat Shilkret & The Victor Orchestra
  2. The Soldier's Sweetheart - Jimmie Rodgers
  3. My Blue Heaven - Don Voorhees & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1723
  • Time: Charles Lindbergh was TIME's first Man of the Year. Drawing of Lindbergh by S.J. Woolf.
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1722

Books

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

The Bridge of San Luis

By: Rey Thornton Wilder

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Swan Song

By: John Galsworth

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The Greene Murder Case

By: S. S. Van Dine

1928 Collier hardcover, S.S. Van Dine (The Philo Vance Murder Cases: 1-The Benson Murder Case & the 'Canary' Murder Case). A family in slowly being murdered off.

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Claire Ambler

By: Booth Tarkington

Garden City, New York published Fiction

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