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Saturday 22 December 1928

1928-12-22

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). In Old Arizona, directed by Irving Cummings, 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 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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Piero Angelo: Italian writer (Control).
  • Luiz Lisboa: Brazilian journalist and writer of New Age topics.
  • Barbara Blackman: Australian artists' model and muse, writer, essayist, librettist, letter writer and patron of the Arts.
  • Josh Weston: American economist and CEO of Automatic Data Processing, a computerized payroll and data processing service company.
  • Fredrik Barth: German-Norwegian anthropologist and academic (d. 2016).
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. My Blackbirds are Bluebirds Now - Ruth Etting

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1773
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Christ of the Andes -- Dec. 17, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1772

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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