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Thursday 20 December 1928

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charles Donald Adams and Jack Christiansen. In Old Arizona, directed by Irving Cummings, 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 20 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

In Old Arizona

Directed by: Irving Cummings

Starring: Warner Baxter, Edmund Lowe, Dorothy Burgess

Country: United States

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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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Find out your future

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 20 December
Facts:
  • Ethel Barrymore Theater opens at 243 W 47th St, New York City
  • First international dogsled mail leaves Minot, Maine, USA for MontrTal, QuTbec, Canada.

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

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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Videogames

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