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Saturday 26 May 1928

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Hollingsworth and Jack Kevorkian. Easy Virtue, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Easy Virtue

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Isabel Jeans, Franklin Dyall, Eric Bransby Williams

Country: United States

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The End of St. Petersburg

Directed by: Vsevolod Pudovkin

Starring: Vera Baranovskaya, Aleksandr Chistyakov, Ivan Chuvelyov

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Hollingsworth: American marketing manager, chemical engineer and CEO of Hercules Corporation, a petrochemicals, flavors, foods and military manufacturing company.
  • Jack Kevorkian: American physician who devoutly believes in euthanasia, "the good death" for the terminally ill who wish to opt for that choice.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1743
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John D. Rockefeller -- May 21, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1742

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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