Thursday 2 June 1927
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
The Unknown, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 2 June 1927 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
Which were the important events of 2 June 1927 ?
- Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
- Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
- Xenia name day in Slovakia.
- The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
See other famous people born on 02 June
W Biggers: American author screenwriter and animator (d. 2013).
Christopher Slade: English lawyer and judge.
Phillip Burton: Historian (Vanishing Eagles).
Harriet Woods: American politician and activist, a state senator and former Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, and two-time unsuccessful candidate for the US Senate.
W Watts Biggers: American novelist and animator.
Lizzie Borden: American homicide suspect in the brutal murders of her parents after their bodies were found hacked beyond recognition on 8/04/1892, Fall River.
Eduard GHH Cuypers: Architect (De Hooge Vuursche), dies at 67.
Freidrich Hegar: Composer, dies at 85.
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What news were making the headlines those days in June 1927?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King George V & Queen Mary -- May 30, 1927
- Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1691
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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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