Thursday December 13, 1928

US date format: 12/13/1928, UK date format: 13/12/1928

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 13, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jack Tramiel and W Gordon Smith. The Spieler, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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The Spieler

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Alan Hale, Clyde Cook, Renée Adorée, Fred Kohler

A Horse Tale

Directed by: Brad Keller

West of Zanzibar

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Lon Chaney, Lionel Barrymore, Mary Nolan, Warner Baxter

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Jim Huggins

Caught in the Draft

Directed by: David Butler


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 13, 1928?


  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
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  • Clip-on tie designed
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 13, 1928?

    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Frank Crumit - A Gay Caballero
  2. You're the Cream in My Coffee - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra

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