Sunday December 23, 1928

US date format: 12/23/1928, UK date format: 23/12/1928

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 23, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charlotte Curtis and Chronis Aidonidis. 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 23, 1928?


  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
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  • NBC sets up a permanent, coast-to-coast radio network.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 23, 1928?

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. My Blackbirds are Bluebirds Now - Ruth Etting

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