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Saturday 15 January 1927

1927-01-15

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Show, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927 while Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Show

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: John Gilbert, Rene Adore, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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The Kid Brother

Directed by: Ted Wilde

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Walter James

Country: United States

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Flesh and the Devil

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson

Country: United States

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Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Hill

Starring: Lon Chaney, William Haines, Eleanor Boardman

Country: United States

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Michael

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Walter Slezak, Max Auzinger, Nora Gregor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 January 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Richard Kogel: Germany Actor.
  • Ignacio Lozano: American diplomat, who served as United States Ambassador to El Salvador.
  • Phyllis Coates: American film and television actress, known for her portrayal of reporter Lois Lane in the 1951 film "Superman and the Mole Men" and in the first season (twenty-six episodes) of the television series "Adventures of Superman" (1952), in which she was given equal billing with George Reeves (insisted upon by Reeves), even for episodes in which she did not appear.
  • Francis Routh: Composer.
  • Norm Crosby in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; comedian (Young at Heart Comedians).
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Facts:
  • Teddy Wakelam gives the first sports commentary on BBC Radio.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1672
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James J. Davis -- Jan. 10, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1671

Books

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

Elmer Gantry

By: Sinclair Lewis

Possibly the best student of hypocrisy since Voltaire This portrait of a golden-tongued evangelist-who lives a life of hypocrisy, sensuality, and self-indulgence-is also the chronicle of a reign of vulgarity, which but for Lewis would have left no record of ...

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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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