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Thursday 24 May 1928

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adrian Frutiger and Stig Erlander. Across to Singapore, directed by William Nigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Movies

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Across to Singapore

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Joan Crawford, Ernest Torrence, Frank Currier

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Figures Do Lie

Directed by: Not Specified

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Rudolph's Revenge

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The Patsy

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, Orville Caldwell, Marie Dressler, Lawrence Gray

Country: United States

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The Smart Set

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Holt, Alice Day, Hobart Bosworth

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Adrian Frutiger: Swiss calligrapher, teacher, typeface designer and typographer.
  • Stig Erlander: American molecular biologist and nutritionist; ahead of his time with effective methods to treat patients with environmental sensitivities and food allergies.
  • Peter Griffiths: MP.
  • Stanley Baxter: British comedian (Joey Boy, Fast Lady).
  • William Trevor: British writer (Children of Dynmouth, Fools of Fortune).
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Facts:
  • Umberto Nobile flies airship over North Pole again

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