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Monday 22 October 1928

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Roger Tiriau and Nelson Pereira dos Santos. Gösta Berlings saga, directed by Mauritz Stiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928 while The Greene Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Gösta Berlings saga

Directed by: Mauritz Stiller

Starring: Lars Hanson, Sven Scholander, Ellen Hartman-Cederstrm

Country: United States

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Kriemhild's Revenge

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Margarete Schn, Gertrud Arnold, Theodor Loos

Country: United States

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Beggars of Life

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Wallace Beery, Louise Brooks, Richard Arlen

Country: United States

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The Docks of New York

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: George Bancroft, Betty Compson, Olga Baclanova

Country: United States

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The Cameraman

Directed by: Edward Sedgwick

Starring: Buster Keaton, Marceline Day, Harold Goodwin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Roger Tiriau: French champion sailor who competed in the 1968 Summer Olympics.
  • Nelson Pereira dos Santos: Brazilian movie director.
  • Theodore Black: American marketing production sales manager, engineer and CEO of Ingersoll Rand, a bearings and equipment retail company.
  • Nelson Santos: Brazilian director producer and screenwriter.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Andrew Fisher: Australian Prime Minister three times, from 1908-1909, again from 1910-1913 and the last time from 1914-1915, the sixth, eighth and tenth Prime Minister.
  • China expels all Russian instructors and civil servants
  • President Hoover speaks of American system of rugged individualism
  • US President Herbert Hoover speaks of "American system of rugged individualism".
  • Phi Sigma Alpha fraternity is founded at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus.

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  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Philip LaFollette -- Oct. 22, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1764
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Governor Harry F. Byrd -- Oct. 15, 1928

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Greene Murder Case

By: S. S. Van Dine

1928 Collier hardcover, S.S. Van Dine (The Philo Vance Murder Cases: 1-The Benson Murder Case & the 'Canary' Murder Case). A family in slowly being murdered off.

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The Bridge of San Luis

By: Rey Thornton Wilder

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Claire Ambler

By: Booth Tarkington

Garden City, New York published Fiction

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Swan Song

By: John Galsworth

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