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Monday 1 August 1927

1927-08-01

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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Movies

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

Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Aud Egede Nissen, Gertrude Welcker

Country: United States

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Barbed Wire

Directed by: Rowland V. Lee

Starring: Pola Negri, Clive Brook, Claude Gillingwater

Country: United States

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For the Love of Mike

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Ben Lyon, George Sidney

Country: United States

Tartuffe

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Hermann Picha, Rosa Valetti, Andr Mattoni

Country: United States

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Raskolnikow

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Gregori Chmara, Elisabeta Skulskaja, Alla Tarasova

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
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Facts:
  • Earliest date for a film to be considered for the Academy Awards
  • The Nanchang Uprising marks the first significant battle in the Chinese Civil War between the Kuomintang and Communist Party of China. This day is commemorated as the anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army.
  • The Communist Chinese People's Liberation Army is formed during the Nanchang Uprising.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1927?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King Michael I -- Aug. 1, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1700
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Wallace Farrington -- July 25, 1927

Books

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Elmer Gantry

By: Sinclair Lewis

Possibly the best student of hypocrisy since Voltaire This portrait of a golden-tongued evangelist-who lives a life of hypocrisy, sensuality, and self-indulgence-is also the chronicle of a reign of vulgarity, which but for Lewis would have left no record of ...

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The Plutocrat

By: Booth Tarkington

1927. Although his first book was about English romance, Newton Booth Tarkington, winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, for The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams, came to be known for his comical (and almost cynical) style of the Lost Generation that ...

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Doomsday

By: Warwick Deeping

1927. Warwick, a best-selling novelist in both Europe and America in the 1920s and 1930s, became a household name in the years following the publication of Sorrell and Son.

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Sorrell and Son

By: Warwick Deeping

Set in England in the 1920's the story is about a father's love, devotion and sacrifice for his beloved son. Captain Sorrell returns from the war to find his wife has left him with sole responsibility for their son Kit.

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