Friday 7 October 1927
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Al Martino in Philadelphia and Ronald Laing.
The Jazz Singer, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg
Which were the important events of 7 October 1927 ?
Al Martino in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; singer ("Here in My Heart"), actor (The Godfather).
Ronald Laing: British psychiatrist (anti-psychiatrist).
R D Laing: Scottish psychiatrist (d. 1989).
Laing : Scottish psychiatrist, writer, analyst, philosopher and counter-culture cult figure whose controversial views on mental illness made him a guru among the young and radical in the '60s.
Margret Homeyer: Germany Actor.
See other famous people born on 07 October
R Laing: Scottish psychiatrist and author (d. 1989)
Al Martino: American singer and actor (d. 2009)
- Yank Herb Pennock retires 1st 22 Pirates in World Series game
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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1927?
- Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1710
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Graham McNamee -- Oct. 3, 1927
- Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1709
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
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.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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