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Thursday 4 August 1927

1927-08-04

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Warning Shadows, directed by Arthur Robison, 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 ?

Warning Shadows

Directed by: Arthur Robison

Starring: Alexander Granach, Max Glstorff, Lilli Herder

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 August 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gilbert Bauvin: French road bicycle racer, professional from 1950 to 1960.
  • Jess Thomas: American teacher and operatic singer.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Peace Bridge between US and Canada is opened.

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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

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

Elmer Gantry

By: Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis’ world-famous satire of religious hypocrisy and the excesses of the Roaring ʼ20s. Universally recognized as a landmark in American literature, Elmer Gantry scandalized readers when it was first published, causing Sinclair Lewis to be “invited” to a jail ...

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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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