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Thursday 7 April 1927

1927-04-07

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Mr. Wu, directed by William Nigh, 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 months ?

Mr. Wu

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Lon Chaney, Louise Dresser, Rene Adore

Country: United States

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Long Pants

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Harry Langdon, Gladys Brockwell, Alan Roscoe

Country: United States

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Tarzan and the Golden Lion

Directed by: J.P. McGowan

Starring: James Pierce, Frederick Peters, Edna Murphy

Country: United States

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The Beloved Rogue

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: John Barrymore, Conrad Veidt, Marceline Day

Country: United States

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Metropolis

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Frhlich

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 April 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
  • World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
  • The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
  • Mozambique - Women's Day.
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Facts:
  • First distance public television broadcast (from Washington, D.C. to New York City, displaying the image of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover).
  • Bell Telephone Co. transmits an image of Herbert Hoover (then the Secretary of Commerce), which becomes the first successful long distance demonstration of television.
  • The Royal and Parliamentary Titles Act 1927 renames the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The change acknowledges that the Irish Free State is no longer part of the Kingdom.
  • Kuomintang troops kill number of communist-supporting workers in Shanghai. The incident is called the April 12 Incident, or Shanghai Massacre. The 1st United Front between the Nationalists and Communist ends, and the Civil War lasting until 1949 begins.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Chiang Kai-shek -- Apr. 4, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1683
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles Dana Gibson -- Mar. 28, 1927

Books

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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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