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Wednesday 26 December 1928

US date format: 12/26/1928, UK date format: 26/12/1928

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 26, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pat Montandon and Jacques Lesourne. The Spieler, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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What the sky looked like on 26 December 1928

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

The Spieler

Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Alan Hale, Clyde Cook, Renée Adorée, Fred Kohler

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A Horse Tale

Directed by: Brad Keller

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West of Zanzibar

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Lon Chaney, Lionel Barrymore, Mary Nolan, Warner Baxter

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jim Huggins

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Caught in the Draft

Directed by: David Butler

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1928 ?

  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pat Montandon: American writer, TV hostess, fashion expert and retail executive who rented a San Francisco house that became haunted in 1968; she moved into the house seven years prior, on 1/27/1960 at 7:00 PM.
  • Jacques Lesourne
  • Pierre Gress-Gyde: French boxer.
  • Pierre Gress: France sport Champion.
  • Bones Weatherly: American football linebacker who played four seasons with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League.
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  • Johnny Weissmuller announces his retirement from amateur swimming.
  • World record 10th wicket stand 307 (Alan Kippax / Hal Hooker) New South Wales versus Victoria.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 26, 1928 - Geocentric view

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Sweethearts On Parade - Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians
  2. You're the Cream in My Coffee - Ted Weems & His Orchestra

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