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Monday 16 January 1928

1928-01-16

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Last Command, 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 30 days ?

The Last Command

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Emil Jannings, Evelyn Brent, William Powell

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ezra Sims: Composer.
  • John William Fozard: Aircraft designer.
  • William Kennedy: American journalist historian and author.
  • Pilar Lorengar: Spanish (Aragonese) soprano who was best known for her interpretations of opera and the Spanish genre Zarzuela, and as a soprano for her full register, a youthful timbre as well as a distinctive vibrato.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Calvin Coolidge -- Jan. 16, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1724
  • Time: Farmer from Montana

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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