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Saturday 7 January 1928, Orthodox Christmas

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include William Peter Blatty in New York City and William Blatty. The Divine Woman, directed by Victor Seastrom, 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 30 days ?

The Divine Woman

Directed by: Victor Seastrom

Starring: Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson, Lowell Sherman

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 January 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
Famous Birthdays:
  • William Peter Blatty in New York City: New York, USA; author (The Exorcist).
  • William Blatty: American novelist, screenwriter and producer-director, best known as author of "The Exorcist," 1971, which was made into a film in 1973 and earned an Oscar for the best adapted screenplay.
  • Hocine Khalfi: Algerian-American boxer.
  • Jean-Jacques Morvan: French painter, sculptor, engraver and writer.
  • Clyde Snow: American forensic anthropologist, whose skeletal confirmations include John F. Kennedy, victims of John Wayne Gacy, King Tutankhamun, victims of the Oklahoma City bombing, and Dr. Josef Mengele.
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Facts:
  • The moat at the Tower of London, previously drained in 1843 (and planted with grass), is completely refilled by a tidal wave.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1723
  • Time: Charles Lindbergh was TIME's first Man of the Year. Drawing of Lindbergh by S.J. Woolf.
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1722

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

This early work by S. S. Van Dine was originally published in 1928 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'The Greene Murder Case' is one of Van Dine's novels of crime and mystery.

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Claire Ambler

By: Booth Tarkington

Garden City, New York published Fiction

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