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Monday 17 December 1928

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rick Ostrander and Marilyn Beck. A Woman of Affairs, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1928 or at December 17 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

A Woman of Affairs

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Lewis Stone

Country: United States

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West of Zanzibar

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Lon Chaney, Lionel Barrymore, Mary Nolan

Country: United States

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The Wind

Directed by: Victor Seastrom

Starring: Lillian Gish, Lars Hanson, Montagu Love

Country: United States

Show People

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, William Haines, Dell Henderson

Country: United States

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October (Ten Days that Shook the World)

Directed by: Sergei M. Eisenstein

Starring: Boris Livanov, Nikolay Popov, Vasili Nikandrov

Country: United States

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 December 1928 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Rick Ostrander: American sidereal astrologer with a career in the communications field at RCA.
  • Marilyn Beck: American journalist and actress (d. 2014).
  • Eli Beeding: American captain and pilot (d. 2013).
  • Doyle Conner: American farmer and politician 7th Florida Commissioner of Agriculture (d. 2012).
  • George Lindsey: American actor and singer (d. 2012).
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1928 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Frank Crumit - A Gay Caballero
  2. You're the Cream in My Coffee - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Christ of the Andes -- Dec. 17, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1772
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arthur W. Cutten -- Dec. 10, 1928

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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