Friday 10 August 1928
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Dean in Texas and Eddie Fisher in Philadelphia.
The Patriot, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Jimmy Dean in Texas: USA; actor/singer (Jimmy Dean Show, Diamonds are Forever).
- Eddie Fisher in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania; singer ("Oh My Papa", "Lady of Spain").
- Jimmy Dean: American country music singer, television host, actor and businessman.
- Eddie Fisher: American crooner of the 1950's.
- Ray Mundt: American executive and CEO in charge of Alco Standard, a paper distributor and office equipment company.
- Alice G0Lde: Corbeil-Essonnes physician
- Gerino Gerini: Italian race car driver (d. 2013)
- Gus Mercurio: American-born Australian actor (d. 2010)
- Rex Cherryman: American actor (Born 1897).
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