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Wednesday 15 June 1927

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hugo Pratt and Paul Roedel. Old San Francisco, directed by Alan Crosland, 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 months ?

Old San Francisco

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Dolores Costello, Warner Oland, Charles Emmett Mack

Country: United States

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Tiptoes

Directed by: Herbert Wilcox

Starring: Dorothy Gish, Will Rogers, Jack Cardiff

Country: United States

The Unknown

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Joan Crawford

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 June 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
  • Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
  • Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
  • Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
  • Malawi's Freedom Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hugo Pratt: Italian famous cartoon strip author, first published in 1945; the creator of the character, Corto Maltese, which made him famous in the publication, "La Bataille de la mer salee.
  • Paul Roedel: American accountant and CEO in charge of Carpenter Technology, a specialty steelmaker.
  • Ross Andru: American illustrator (d. 1993).
  • Ibn-e-Insha : Pakistani humorist and Urdu poet (Born 1927).
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Senior conductor on the New York Central Railroad
  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1693
  • Time: Head of U.S. Steel Corp.

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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

SYNOPSIS: "Set in the English countryside shortly after the end of WWI. Arnold Furze, a former army captain, bought the run down Doomsday farm and is trying to build it back up.

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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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