Saturday 8 January 1927
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Flesh and the Devil, directed by Clarence Brown, 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 months ?
Which were the important events of 8 January 1927 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
See other famous people born on 08 January
Jim Busby: American center fielder in Major League Baseball and right-handed batter who played for the Chicago White Sox (1950–52, 1955), Washington Senators (1952–55), Cleveland Indians (1956–57), Baltimore Orioles (1957–58, 1960–61), Boston Red Sox (1959–60) and Houston Colt .
Charles Tomlinson: English poet and academic (d. 2015).
Gérard Vidalenche: Versailles Journalist.
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1927?
- Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1671
- Time: L.C.M.S. Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies
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.
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