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Wednesday 12 September 1928

1928-09-12

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Docks of New York, directed by Josef von Sternberg, 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 months ?

The Docks of New York

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: George Bancroft, Betty Compson, Olga Baclanova

Country: United States

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The Cameraman

Directed by: Edward Sedgwick

Starring: Buster Keaton, Marceline Day, Harold Goodwin

Country: United States

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Our Dancing Daughters

Directed by: Harry Beaumont

Starring: Joan Crawford, Johnny Mack Brown, Nils Asther

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
  • Cape Verde - National Day
  • Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
  • RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alfred Dudley: American entrepreneur and CEO of First Brands, a home and auto products company, manufacturing Glad bags and Prestone antifreeze.
  • Vandeweghe Ernie: Canadian-born American athlete, a professional basketball player from 1949-1956.
  • Robert Irwin: American artist who designed a garden for the Los Angeles Getty Center which opened in 1997.
  • Muriel Siebert: American businesswoman and philanthropist (d. 2013).
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What news were making the headlines those days in September 1928?

  • Time: Portrait artist
  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1758
  • Time: Jed Harris, né Jacob Horowitz, theater producer

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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