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Sunday 29 April 1928

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Big Jay McNeely and Carl Gardner in Tyler. A Daughter of Destiny, directed by Henrik Galeen, 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 ?

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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The Patsy

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, Orville Caldwell, Marie Dressler

Country: United States

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Laugh, Clown, Laugh

Directed by: Herbert Brenon

Starring: Lon Chaney, Bernard Siegel, Loretta Young

Country: United States

Street Angel

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Natalie Kingston

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Big Jay McNeely: Rocker.
  • Carl Gardner in Tyler: Texas, USA; rock vocalist (Coasters - "Searchin").
  • Johnny Sands: American film and television actor, who worked in over a dozen films, and on television, before he retired from show business in 1971.
  • Carl Gardner: American singer (The Coasters) (d. 2011).
  • Heinz Wolff: German-English physiologist engineer and academic.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1739
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ruth H. McCormick -- Apr. 23, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1738

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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