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Sunday 27 May 1928

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thea Musgrave and Cesar Lawniczak. Easy Virtue, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928 while Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Easy Virtue

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Isabel Jeans, Franklin Dyall, Eric Bransby Williams

Country: United States

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The End of St. Petersburg

Directed by: Vsevolod Pudovkin

Starring: Vera Baranovskaya, Aleksandr Chistyakov, Ivan Chuvelyov

Country: United States

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The Man Who Laughs

Directed by: Paul Leni

Starring: Mary Philbin, Conrad Veidt, Julius Molnar Jr.

Country: United States

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The Patsy

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, Orville Caldwell, Marie Dressler

Country: United States

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Street Angel

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Natalie Kingston

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 May 1928 ?

  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
Famous Birthdays:
  • Thea Musgrave: Scottish musician,a composer, and conductor who has won many honors including a Koussevitzky Award in 1974, two Guggenheim Fellowships, the first in 1974-75, and again in 1982-83 and a C.B.
  • Cesar Lawniczak: France sport Champion.
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1928?

  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1743
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John D. Rockefeller -- May 21, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1742

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

Claire Ambler

By: Booth Tarkington

Garden City, New York published Fiction

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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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Swan Song

By: John Galsworth

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The Bridge of San Luis

By: Rey Thornton Wilder

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