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Friday 31 August 1928

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Stephen Maas and James Coburn in Laurel. Our Dancing Daughters, directed by Harry Beaumont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Our Dancing Daughters

Directed by: Harry Beaumont

Starring: Joan Crawford, Johnny Mack Brown, Nils Asther

Country: United States

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The Patriot

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Emil Jannings, Lewis Stone, Florence Vidor

Country: United States

The Mysterious Lady

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Country: United States

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Lilac Time

Directed by: George Fitzmaurice

Starring: Colleen Moore, Gary Cooper, Burr McIntosh

Country: United States

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The Mating Call

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Thomas Meighan, Evelyn Brent, Rene Adore

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jeremy Stephen Maas: Writer / art dealer.
  • James Coburn in Laurel: Nebraska, USA; actor (Our Man Flint, Magnificent Seven).
  • James Coburn: American actor, 6' 2", lean and lazily relaxed in variety of character roles from cowboy to master spy, maturing into sophisticated comedy as a rakishly elegant tough guy.
  • Antônio Villaça: Brazilian writer, journalist, lecturer and translator.
  • Jaime Sin: Filipino Cardinal Archbishop of Manila, prominent leader during the People Power Revolution (Born 1928).
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Facts:
  • Brecht and Weils Dreigroschenoper premieres
  • ''The Threepenny Opera'' () by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill opens at the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm, Berlin.
  • Richard Byrd leaves New York for the Arctic.
  • Zog I, Skanderbeg III, the President of Albania, is crowned as the King of Albania.

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

  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1757
  • Time: Pundit Frank Richardson Kent, columnist and Vice President of the Baltimore Sun.
  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1756

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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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