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Thursday 12 April 1928

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brooklyn Supreme and Hardy Kruger. Laugh, Clown, Laugh, directed by Herbert Brenon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Laugh, Clown, Laugh

Directed by: Herbert Brenon

Starring: Lon Chaney, Bernard Siegel, Loretta Young

Country: United States

Street Angel

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Natalie Kingston

Country: United States

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Der Kaufmann von Venedig

Directed by: Peter Paul Felner

Starring: Werner Krauss, Henny Porten, Harry Liedtke

Country: United States

Speedy

Directed by: Ted Wilde

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, Bert Woodruff

Country: United States

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The Trail of '98

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: Dolores del Rio, Ralph Forbes, Karl Dane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
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Facts:
  • Assassination attempt on King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy.
  • A bomb attack against Italian Fascist leader Benito Mussolini in Milan kills 17 bystanders.
  • April 14 ampndash The first ever eastampndashwest transatlantic aeroplane flight takes place from Dublin, Ireland, to Greenly Island, Canada, using German Junkers W33 ''Bremen''.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Harry F. Sinclair -- Apr. 9, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1736
  • Time: Head of the Bank America National Association

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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