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Friday 24 August 1928

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 24, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Barbara Shafferman and Joseph Chamberlain. Our Dancing Daughters, directed by Harry Beaumont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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What the sky looked like on 24 August 1928

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Our Dancing Daughters

Directed by: Harry Beaumont

Starring: Joan Crawford, Johnny Mack Brown, Nils Asther, Dorothy Sebastian

Country: United States

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Why Babies Leave Home

Directed by: Leslie Goodwins

Starring: Ben Turpin, Jack Lloyd

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Champagne

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Betty Balfour, Jean Bradin, Ferdinand von Alten, Gordon Harker

Country: United States

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Holding His Own

Directed by: Leslie Goodwins

Starring: Ben Turpin, Marvin Loback, Harry Martell

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The Racket

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Thomas Meighan, Louis Wolheim, Marie Prevost, G. Pat Collins

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Barbara Shafferman: American astrologer, teaching astrology from 1975 in adult education programs at two school districts and then lecturing at local libraries and high schools.
  • Joseph Chamberlain: American astronomer and geophysicist who published many works on auroral, airglow and planetary astronomy.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 24, 1928 - Geocentric view

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