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Monday 8 October 1928

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bill Maynard and Ray Stricklyn. Show People, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Show People

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, William Haines, Dell Henderson, Paul Ralli

Country: United States

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The Fall of the House of Usher

Directed by: Jean Epstein

Starring: Jean Debucourt, Marguerite Gance, Charles Lamy, Fournez-Goffard

Country: United States

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Beggars of Life

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Wallace Beery, Louise Brooks, Richard Arlen, Blue Washington

Country: United States

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The Singing Fool

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Al Jolson, Betty Bronson, Josephine Dunn, Arthur Housman

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Fooling Casper

Directed by: Earl Montgomery

Starring: Thelma Hill, Bud Duncan, Cullen Johnson

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bill Maynard: English actor.
  • Ray Stricklyn: American film actor, stage actor, television actor, soap opera star and publicist.
  • Tom Tierney: American paper doll artist, credited with reviving the lost art of paper doll making during his career which stretched from the 1970s to his death on 12 July 2014.
  • M Russell Ballard: American religious figure.
  • M Ballard: American lieutenant and religious leader.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Larry Semon: American actor director producer and screenwriter (d. 1928).
Facts:
  • Eastern Soccer League forms in US.
  • Joseph Szigeti gives the first performance of Alfredo Casella's Violin Concerto.
  • Chiang Kai-shek is named as Generalissimo (Chairman of the National Military Council) of the Nationalist Government of the Republic of China.

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