Wednesday August 15, 1928

US date format: 8/15/1928, UK date format: 15/8/1928

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marion Woodman and François Boquel. The Eagle's Nest, directed by Xue Yan Dong Huang Li Jia, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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The Eagle's Nest

Directed by: Xue Yan Dong Huang Li Jia

Holding His Own

Directed by: Leslie Goodwins

Starring: Ben Turpin, Marvin Loback, Harry Martell

Face Value

Directed by: John Gray

City Slickers

Directed by: mgm

The Michigan Kid

Directed by: Irvin Willat

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


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  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
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