Wednesday 19 December 1928
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Hurd and Galt MacDermot in MontrTal.
In Old Arizona, directed by Irving Cummings, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
while Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1928 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Michael Hurd: Composer.
- Galt MacDermot in MontrTal: Quebec, Canada; composer (Letting Down My Hair).
- Eve Bunting: Irish-American author and academic.
- Nathan Oliveira: American painter and sculptor (d. 2010).
- 1st autogiro (predecessor of helicopter) flight in US
- First autogiro (predecessor of helicopter) flight in US.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1928 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- You're the Cream in My Coffee - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra
- Frank Crumit - A Gay Caballero
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?