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Friday 13 January 1928

1928-01-13

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Divine Woman, directed by Victor Seastrom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928 while The Bridge of San Luis by Rey Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
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 Divine Woman

Directed by: Victor Seastrom

Starring: Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson, Lowell Sherman

Country: United States

Sadie Thompson

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Blanche Friderici, Charles Lane

Country: United States

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The Circus

Directed by: Charlie Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Merna Kennedy, Al Ernest Garcia

Country: United States

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West Point

Directed by: Edward Sedgwick

Starring: William Haines, Joan Crawford, William Bakewell

Country: United States

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Chicago

Directed by: Frank Urson

Starring: Phyllis Haver, Victor Varconi, Virginia Bradford

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 January 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ray Webb: Australian astrologer, became an astrologer just after World War II working at Tooths brewery where he volunteered to do the Sun Sign column for their magazine.
  • David Sheiner in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Paul - Mr Novak, Norman - Diana).
  • Gregory Walcott in Wilson: North Carolina, USA; actor (87th Precinct).
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1928?

  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1724
  • Time: Farmer from Montana
  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1723

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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