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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
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Patriot

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Emil Jannings, Lewis Stone, Florence Vidor

Country: United States

The Mysterious Lady

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Country: United States

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Lilac Time

Directed by: George Fitzmaurice

Starring: Colleen Moore, Gary Cooper, Burr McIntosh

Country: United States

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The Mating Call

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Thomas Meighan, Evelyn Brent, Rene Adore

Country: United States

The Sad Sack

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Georges Pomis, Michel Simon, Flix Oudart

Country: United States

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 August 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1754
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King Albert I -- Aug. 6, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1753

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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

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

Garden City, New York published Fiction

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Videogames

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