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Wednesday 8 August 1928

US date format: 8/8/1928, UK date format: 8/8/1928

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include François Remetter and Simon Diaz. Holding His Own, directed by Leslie Goodwins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Holding His Own

Directed by: Leslie Goodwins

Starring: Ben Turpin, Marvin Loback, Harry Martell

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City Slickers

Directed by: mgm

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The Michigan Kid

Directed by: Irvin Willat

Starring: Conrad Nagel, Renée Adorée, Lloyd Whitlock, Fred Esmelton

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Ride 'Em Cowboy

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

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The Tenderfoot

Directed by: Ray Enright

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1928 ?

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
  • François Remetter: French soccer player.
  • Ken Scowcroft: English insurance magnate / multi-millionaire.
  • Simon Diaz: A singer and Grammy Award-winning composer of Venezuelan music, Díaz has performed in theater, motion pictures and television.
  • Francois Remetter: France sport Champion.
  • Don Burrows: Australian saxophonist clarinet player and flute player.
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Planetary positions on August 08, 1928 - Geocentric view

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