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Saturday 19 May 1928

1928-05-19

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Hangman's House, directed by June Collyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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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 ?

Hangman's House

Directed by: June Collyer

Starring: Dolores del Rio, Ralph Forbes, Karl Dane

Country: United States

Burning of the Red Lotus Monastery

Directed by: Shichuan Zhang

Starring: Die Hu, Jie Tang, Xianzhai Wang

Country: United States

Steamboat Bill, Jr.

Directed by: Chas. F. Reisner

Starring: Buster Keaton, Tom McGuire, Ernest Torrence

Country: United States

A Daughter of Destiny

Directed by: Henrik Galeen

Starring: Brigitte Helm, Paul Wegener, Ivn Petrovich

Country: United States

The Man Who Laughs

Directed by: Paul Leni

Starring: Mary Philbin, Conrad Veidt, Julius Molnar Jr.

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 May 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
  • Theophilus of Corte
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Firedamp explodes in Mather Pa coal mine killing 195 of 273 miners
  • Explosion in coal mine in Mather, Pennsylvania, 195 die
  • "Firedamp" explodes in Mather Pennsylvania coal mine killing 195 of 273 miners.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1742
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Florenz Ziegfeld -- May 14, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1741

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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