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Wednesday 30 May 1928

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Keith Wright and Agnes Varda. The Hands of Orlac, directed by Robert Wiene, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Hands of Orlac

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Alexandra Sorina, Fritz Kortner

Country: United States

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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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Hangman's House

Directed by: June Collyer

Starring: Dolores del Rio, Ralph Forbes, Karl Dane

Country: United States

Burning of the Red Lotus Monastery

Directed by: Shichuan Zhang

Starring: Die Hu, Jie Tang, Xianzhai Wang

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
  • Saint Gabinus
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Keith Wright: English economist / Assistant Secretary of State (1971-84).
  • Agnes Varda: French director.
  • Pro Hart: Australian artist (d. 2006).
  • Leonard Tow: American CEO of Citizens Utilities, previously CEO of Century Communications.
  • Agnès Varda: Belgian film director, married director jacques demy, married once, two children.
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Facts:
  • A rescue expedition leaves for the North Pole.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Andrew W. Mellon -- May 28, 1928
  • Science: Science vol. 67 issue 1743
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John D. Rockefeller -- May 21, 1928

Books

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

Swan Song

By: John Galsworth

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The Bridge of San Luis

By: Rey Thornton Wilder

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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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