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Tuesday 3 January 1928

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Frank Ross and Michael Barratt. Sadie Thompson, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928 while Swan Song by John Galsworth was one of the best selling books.
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 ?

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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Chicago

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 3 January 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
Famous Birthdays:
  • Frank Ross: Anderson in Canada; International Chess Master (1954).
  • Michael Barratt: English television host and announcer.
  • Abdul Ya'kub: Malaysian lawyer and politician 3rd Chief Minister of Sarawak (d. 2015).
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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Charles Lindbergh was TIME's first Man of the Year. Drawing of Lindbergh by S.J. Woolf.
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1722
  • Time: British Prime Minister

Books

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

Swan Song

By: John Galsworth

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The Bridge of San Luis

By: Rey Thornton Wilder

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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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