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Arizona
   has the telephone area code   
928
928
   the Pope was   
Leo VI
928
    had the Popes   
Pope John X, Pope Leo VI, Pope Stephen VII
The Viking (1928)
   starred   
Pauline Starke, Donald Crisp and LeRoy Mason
Director: Roy William Neill. Also starred Anders Randolf, Richard Alexander & Harry Woods. Plot: Yes, it's true, an all color silent movie! The title refers to Leif Ericsson (Crisp), who leaves Norway to search for new lands west of Greenland...
Auntie Mary Bradford
   performed the blues song   
Awful Lawdy Lawdy Blues (1928)
Ty Cobb
   is famous for   
Detroit Tigers, 1905-1928; Batting Avg .367
Possibly the game's greatest player if not the greatest competitor
The Last Command (1928)
   starred   
Emil Jannings, Evelyn Brent and William Powell
IMDB rating 8.3/10. Director: Josef von Sternberg. Emil Jannings won the Oscar for best actor in a leading role for this picture. National Film Preservation Board, USA 'National Film Registry Award' 2006.
Jacques Lipchitz
   created the sculpture   
Reclining Nude With Guitar, 1928
A prime example of cubism
William Cosmo Gordon Lang
   was Archbishop of Canterbury from   
1928 - 1942
Translated from York; retired; died 1945
Mildred Austin
   performed the blues song   
Anybody Here Want to Try My Cabbage? (1928)
Easy Virtue (1928)
   starred   
Isabel Jeans, Franklin Dyall, Eric Bransby Williams
Also starring Ian Hunter, and Robin Irvine
Kurt Weill
   composed the musical   
The Threepenny Opera (1928)
Includes “Mack the Knife”
Alger "Texas" Alexander
   performed the blues song   
The House of the Rising Sun (1928)
Leave 'Em Laughing (1928)
   starred   
Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy and Charlie Hall
Director: Clyde Bruckman. Also starred Edgar Kennedy. Plot: Leaving the dentist's office, where Hardy's teeth have been extracted by mistake, the boys, still under the influence of laughing gas...
Alfred Hitchcock
   directed   
Champagne (1928)
Erich Von Stroheim
   directed   
The Wedding March (1928)
Emil Jannings
   for his role in   
The Way Of All Flesh (1928)
Lewis Milestone
   directed the film   
Two Arabian Knights (1928)
Mississippi John Hurt
   performed the blues song   
Nobody's Dirty Business (1928)
William Crawley
   performed the blues song   
Tall Tillie's Too Tight (1928)
1928
   the winner was   
Wings
1928
   was the year   
Alexander Fleming Discovered Penicillin
Scottish biologist
Frank Borzage
   directed the film   
Seventh Heaven (1928)
Emil Jannings
   for his role in   
The Last Command (1928)
Because of his thick German accent, the advent of sound ended his American career. Returning to his native Germany, he became an enthusiastic supporter of the Nazis; thus, he spent the next decade-plus making films that supported Nazi ideology.
Sadie Thompson (1928)
   starred   
Lionel Barrymore, Blanche Friderici and Gloria Swanson
IMDB rating 8.5/10. Director: Raoul Walsh.
Bertha "Chippie" Hill
   performed the blues song   
Street Walker Blues (1928)
Carl Owen Hubbell (1928-43)
   had the nickname   
“King Carl” or “The Meal Ticket”
Barbecue Bob Hicks
   performed the blues song   
Mississippi Heavy Water Blues (1928)
Alfred Hitchcock
   directed   
Easy Virtue (1928)
Bertha "Chippie" Hill
   performed the blues song   
Weary Money Blues (1928)
Alfred Hitchcock
   directed   
The Farmer's Wife (1928)
Silent film.
1928
   was won by   
Don Sancho
Vivian Hugh Smith
1928
   World Series Champions were the   
New York Yankees
Swept the St. Louis Cardinals in 4 games
Steamboat Bill, Jr (1928)
   starred   
Buster Keaton, Tom McGuire and Ernest Torrence
Director: Charles Reisner. Also starred Tom Lewis & Marion Byron. Plot: The effete son of a cantankerous riverboat captain comes to join his father's crew.
South of Panama (1928)
   starred   
Carmelita Geraghty, Edward Raquello and Lewis Sargent
Director: Charles J. Hunt. Also starred Philo McCullough, Marie Messinger & Henry Arras
Tris Speaker
   is famous for   
CF, 1907-1928, 3515 Hits, Avg .345
Played for the Red Sox, Indians, Senators and A's
The Singing Fool (1928)
   starred   
Al Jolson, Betty Bronson and Josephine Dunn
Director: Lloyd Bacon. Also starred Arthur Housman, Reed Howes & Davey Lee
1928
   Time 'Person of the Year' was   
Walter Chrysler
Founder of the Chrysler car company. In 1928, work commenced on the Chrysler building, which he financed. At the time it was tallest building in the world.
1928
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
René Lacoste
Captain Swagger (1928)
   starred   
Rod La Rocque, Sue Carol and Richard Tucker
Director: Edward H. Griffith. Also starred Victor Potel & Ullrich Haupt. Plot: Hugh Drummond (La Rocque) goes broke living too high and turns to crime in order to pay his bills.
Janet Gaynor
   for her role in   
Street Angel (1928)
Mississippi John Hurt
   performed the blues song   
Blue Harvest Blues (1928)
1928
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Daphne Akhurst
1928
   winner of the French Open Men's Singles was   
Henri Cochet
1928
   the winner was   
Reigh Count
Chick Lang
Manhattan Cowboy (1928)
   starred   
Bob Custer, Lafe McKee and Mary Mayberry
Director: J. P. McGowan. Also starred Slim Whitaker, John Lowell & Lynn Sanderson. Plot: When easterner Jack Steel (Custer) gets into trouble with the law again, his father sends him to his ranch out west...
Our Dancing Daughters (1928)
   starred   
Joan Crawford, Johnny Mack Brown and Nils Asther
Director: Harry Beaumont. Also starred Anita Page, Kathlyn Williams & Edward J. Nugent. Plot: Diana (Crawford) is outwardly the hit of the party but inwardly virtuous and idealistic. Her friend Ann (Page) is thoroughly selfish and amoral...
1928
   was won by   
John Longstaff
For the painting 'Portrait of Dr. Alexander Leeper'
1928
   was the year   
Alexander Fleming Discovered Penicillin
Scottish biologist
1928
   is birth year of   
Stockhausen
August 1928






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