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Friday 17 August 1928

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean R Adams and Thomas Jefferson Anderson. The Patriot, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, 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 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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1755
  • Time: Worth of the House of Worth
  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1754

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

Philo Vance takes a hand when, in an evening, one daughter of the Greene family is shot to death and another one is wounded. The family comprises two sons and three daughters (the youngest, Ada, is adopted) under the rule ...

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Claire Ambler

By: Booth Tarkington

Garden City, New York published Fiction

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