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Friday 29 June 1928

1928-06-29

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Lights of New York, directed by Bryan Foy, 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 ?

Lights of New York

Directed by: Bryan Foy

Starring: Helene Costello, Cullen Landis, Mary Carr

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 June 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
  • Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
  • Seychelles - Independence Day.
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Facts:
  • The Outerbridge Crossing and Goethals Bridge in Staten Island, New York are both opened.
  • 1928 Democratic National Convention: At the Democratic National Convention in Houston, New York Governor Alfred E. Smith becomes the first Catholic nominated by a major political party for President of the United States.
  • Jenkins Laboratories' ''W3XK'' station begins broadcasting on 6.42 MHz using 48 lines.
  • The Representation of the People Act 1928 becomes law, extending the right to vote to all women in the United Kingdom.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1748
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator Joseph Robinson -- June 25, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1747

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

1928 Collier hardcover, S.S. Van Dine (The Philo Vance Murder Cases: 1-The Benson Murder Case & the 'Canary' Murder Case). A family in slowly being murdered off.

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Claire Ambler

By: Booth Tarkington

Garden City, New York published Fiction

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