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Monday 1 October 1928

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include George Peppard in Detroit and Laurence Harvey [Larushka Skine]. The Wedding March, directed by Erich von Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928 while The Bridge of San Luis by Rey Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Beggars of Life

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Wallace Beery, Louise Brooks, Richard Arlen

Country: United States

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The Cameraman

Directed by: Edward Sedgwick

Starring: Buster Keaton, Marceline Day, Harold Goodwin

Country: United States

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The Docks of New York

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: George Bancroft, Betty Compson, Olga Baclanova

Country: United States

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Our Dancing Daughters

Directed by: Harry Beaumont

Starring: Joan Crawford, Johnny Mack Brown, Nils Asther

Country: United States

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The Mysterious Lady

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Paavo Nurmi runs world record 15m (46:49.6)
  • USSR launches its 1st 5 year plan
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average is expanded from 20 stocks to 30. A divisor is introduced to adjust for extraneous changes to a stock, such as a split. The initial divisor is 16.67. The index removes American Car & Foundry, American Locomotive, American Telephone & Telegraph, American Tobacco, Paramount Famous Lasky, United Drug, U.S. Rubber, and Western Union, and adds American Tobacco B, Atlantic Refining, Bethlehem Steel, Chrysler, General Railway Signal, Goodrich, International Nickel,
  • The Soviet Union introduces its First Five-Year Plan.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Alexander Meiklejohn -- Oct. 1, 1928
  • Vogue
  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1761

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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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Claire Ambler

By: Booth Tarkington

Garden City, New York published Fiction

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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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