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Friday 26 October 1928

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Francisco Solano Lopez and Francisco López. October (Ten Days that Shook the World), directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928 while Swan Song by John Galsworth was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

October (Ten Days that Shook the World)

Directed by: Sergei M. Eisenstein

Starring: Boris Livanov, Nikolay Popov, Vasili Nikandrov

Country: United States

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Noah's Ark

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Dolores Costello, George O'Brien, Noah Beery

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1928 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (ICRM) formally established with the adoption of “Statutes of the International Red Cross”

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Where'd You Get Those Eyes? - Vaughn De Leath

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1928?

  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1765
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Philip LaFollette -- Oct. 22, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 68 issue 1764

Books

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

Swan Song

By: John Galsworth

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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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Claire Ambler

By: Booth Tarkington

Garden City, New York published Fiction

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The Bridge of San Luis

By: Rey Thornton Wilder

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