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Monday 17 September 1928

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Roddy McDowall and Maurice Prat. Beggars of Life, directed by William A. Wellman, 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 ?

Beggars of Life

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Wallace Beery, Louise Brooks, Richard Arlen

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
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Facts:
  • 48th US Mens Tennis: Henri Cochet beats F T Hunter (46 64 36 75 63)
  • Henri Cochet wins US Tennis Open
  • Hurricane hits Lake Okeechobee, Florida, USA drowning 1,800-2500.
  • Pitcher Ray Boggs hits three batters in one inning.
  • The Okeechobee Hurricane strikes southeastern Florida, killing upwards of 2,500 people. It is the third deadliest natural disaster in United States history, behind the Galveston Hurricane of 1900 and the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: First Lady Grace Coolidge
  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1759
  • Time: Portrait artist

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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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