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Sunday 1 January 1928, NewYear’s Day

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean Salignon and Ernest R Tidyman. Sadie Thompson, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928 while Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sadie Thompson

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Blanche Friderici, Charles Lane

Country: United States

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The Circus

Directed by: Charlie Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Merna Kennedy, Al Ernest Garcia

Country: United States

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West Point

Directed by: Edward Sedgwick

Starring: William Haines, Joan Crawford, William Bakewell

Country: United States

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Directed by: Frank Urson

Starring: Phyllis Haver, Victor Varconi, Virginia Bradford

Country: United States

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Der heilige Berg

Directed by: Arnold Fanck

Starring: Leni Riefenstahl, Luis Trenker, Ernst Petersen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1928 ?

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  • 1st US air-conditioned office building opens, San Antonio
  • Algemeene Vereeniging Radio Omroep (AVRO) begins broadcasting (Neth)
  • First US air-conditioned office building opens, San Antonio, New Mexico.
  • Boris Bazhanov defects through Iran. He is the only assistant of Joseph Stalin's secretariat to have defected from the Eastern Bloc.
  • Estonia changes its currency from the mark to the kroon.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1928 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Diane (I'm In Heaven When I See You Smile) - Nat Shilkret & The Victor Orchestra
  2. The Soldier's Sweetheart - Jimmie Rodgers
  3. My Blue Heaven - Don Voorhees & His Orchestra

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

  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1722
  • Time: British Prime Minister
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1721


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Sorrell and Son

By: Warwick Deeping

1926 Grossett and Dunlap edition VG+; Excellent condition with just minor use wear to dust cover and bottom book edge (gift inscription from 1939 inside cover); 100% guarantee if not satisfied with purchase

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By: Warwick Deeping

1927. Warwick, a best-selling novelist in both Europe and America in the 1920s and 1930s, became a household name in the years following the publication of Sorrell and Son.

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The Plutocrat

By: Booth Tarkington

1927. Although his first book was about English romance, Newton Booth Tarkington, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, for The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams, came to be known for his comical (and almost cynical) style of the Lost Generation that ...

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By: Mazo de la Roche

Chronicling the early years of the formidable manor Jalna and the Whiteoak family who inhabit it, this bundle gathers together the first four novels in Mazo de la Roche's treasured Canadian saga.IncludesThe

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