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Friday 8 June 1928

1928-06-08

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Movies

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

The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: June, Ivor Novello, Marie Ault

Country: United States

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The Hands of Orlac

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Alexandra Sorina, Fritz Kortner

Country: United States

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Easy Virtue

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Isabel Jeans, Franklin Dyall, Eric Bransby Williams

Country: United States

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The End of St. Petersburg

Directed by: Vsevolod Pudovkin

Starring: Vera Baranovskaya, Aleksandr Chistyakov, Ivan Chuvelyov

Country: United States

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Hangman's House

Directed by: June Collyer

Starring: Dolores del Rio, Ralph Forbes, Karl Dane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
Famous Birthdays:
  • Maudelle Tooks: American gifted psychic who has been receiving messages from the spirits since she was about eight years old.
  • Kate Wilhelm: American sci-fi author, novelist, and short-story writer.
  • Mary Parker: American Mensan, a pharmacist who owned and operated her own drugstore along with her husband, Web.
  • Jiri Dvoracek: Composer.
  • Kat[i]e [Gertrude] Wilhelm: United States -- Sci-fi author (Hugo, Hamlet Trap).
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Facts:
  • 1st US-to-Australia flight lands (Sir Charles Kingford)
  • First US-to-Australia flight lands (Sir Charles Kingford).
  • Second Northern Expedition: The National Revolutionary Army captures Peking, whose name is changed to Beijing.
  • By seizing Beijing and renaming it Běipíng, the NRA puts an end to the Fengtian warlords' Běiyáng government there.

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

  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1745
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Dewey -- June 4, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1744

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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