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Monday 8 October 1928

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include M Russell Ballard and Ray Stricklyn. Kriemhild's Revenge, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Kriemhild's Revenge

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Margarete Schn, Gertrud Arnold, Theodor Loos

Country: United States

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The Wedding March

Directed by: Erich von Stroheim

Starring: Erich von Stroheim, Fay Wray, Zasu Pitts

Country: United States

4 Devils

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Mary Duncan, Charles Morton

Country: United States

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

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: George Bancroft, Betty Compson, Olga Baclanova

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
  • M Russell Ballard: American religious figure.
  • Ray Stricklyn: American film actor, stage actor, television actor, soap opera star and publicist.
  • Tom Tierney: American paper doll artist, credited with reviving the lost art of paper doll making during his career which stretched from the 1970s to his death on 12 July 2014.
  • Didi : Brazilian footballer and manager (d. 2001).
  • M Ballard: American lieutenant and religious leader.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Larry Semon: American actor director producer and screenwriter (d. 1928).
Facts:
  • Eastern Soccer League forms in US.
  • Joseph Szigeti gives the first performance of Alfredo Casella's Violin Concerto.
  • Chiang Kai-shek is named as Generalissimo (Chairman of the National Military Council) of the Nationalist Government of the Republic of China.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William Howard Taft -- Oct. 8, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1762
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alexander Meiklejohn -- Oct. 1, 1928

Books

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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

This early work by S. S. Van Dine was originally published in 1928 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'The Greene Murder Case' is one of Van Dine's novels of crime and mystery.

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Claire Ambler

By: Booth Tarkington

Garden City, New York published Fiction

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