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Friday 13 May 1927

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Clive Barnes and Archie Scott-Brown. Wings, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Wings

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen

Country: United States

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Annie Laurie

Directed by: John S. Robertson

Starring: Lillian Gish, Norman Kerry, Creighton Hale

Country: United States

7th Heaven

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Ben Bard

Country: United States

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Geheimnisse einer Seele

Directed by: Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Starring: Werner Krauss, Ruth Weyher, Ilka Grning

Country: United States

The King of Kings

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: H.B. Warner, Dorothy Cumming, Ernest Torrence

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 May 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Clive Barnes: Drama critic (NY Times, New York Post).
  • Archie Scott-Brown: English race car driver (d. 1958).
  • Bice Valori: Italian actress and comedienne who appeared in theater and on TV, usually in tandem with her husband, Psolo Panelli.
  • Archie Brown: Scottish race car driver (d. 1958).
  • Herbert Ross: American film director and producer (Born 1927).
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Facts:
  • Black Friday on Berlin Stock Exchange
  • VVOG soccer team forms in Harderwijk
  • George V proclaims the change of his title from King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1689
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Admiral Charles Hughes -- May 9, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1688

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

1926 Grossett and Dunlap edition VG+; Excellent condition with just minor use wear to dust cover and bottom book edge (gift inscription from 1939 inside cover); 100% guarantee if not satisfied with purchase

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