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Thursday 28 June 1928

1928-06-28

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Racket, directed by Lewis Milestone, 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 30 days ?

The Racket

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Thomas Meighan, Louis Wolheim, Marie Prevost

Country: United States

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Lonesome

Directed by: Paul Fejos

Starring: Barbara Kent, Glenn Tryon, Fay Holderness

Country: United States

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The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: June, Ivor Novello, Marie Ault

Country: United States

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The Hands of Orlac

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Alexandra Sorina, Fritz Kortner

Country: United States

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Easy Virtue

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Isabel Jeans, Franklin Dyall, Eric Bransby Williams

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 June 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Claus Biederstaedt: German actor and voice actor.
  • Eric Dolphy: American jazz musician, he played saxophone, clarinet and flute.
  • Hans Blix: Swedish politician and diplomat 33rd Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Harold Evans: English journalist and writer; editor of The Sunday Times.
  • Cyril Smith: Actor (Adventures of Sir Lancelot), dies at 70.
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Facts:
  • Friedrich Schmiedl attempted rocket mail in Austria (unsuccessful)
  • Alfred E Smith (Governor of New York) is nominated for President of the USA at Democratic Convention.
  • The International Railway (New York – Ontario) switches to one-man crews for its trolleys in Canada.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator Joseph Robinson -- June 25, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1747
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator Charles Curtis -- June 18, 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

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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