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Thursday 15 September 1927

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Norm Crosby in Boston and Simpson . The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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Movies

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

The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Norma Shearer, Jean Hersholt

Country: United States

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College

Directed by: James W. Horne

Starring: Buster Keaton, Anne Cornwall, Flora Bramley

Country: United States

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The Cat and the Canary

Directed by: Paul Leni

Starring: Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale, Forrest Stanley

Country: United States

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Die Straße

Directed by: Karl Grune

Starring: Anton Edthofer, Aud Egede Nissen, Leonhard Haskel

Country: United States

Der Bettler vom Kölner Dom

Directed by: Rolf Randolf

Starring: Henry Stuart, Elza Temary, Carl de Vogt

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 September 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Norm Crosby in Boston: Massachusetts, USA; comedian/double talker (Liar's Club).
  • Simpson : American baseball player, right-handed pitcher with the Chicago Cubs for one season in 1953.
  • Norm Crosby: American comedian and actor.
  • Erika Köth: German soprano (d. 1981).
  • David Stove: Australian philosopher and academic (d. 1994).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Herman Gorter: Dutch poet, translator, classicist and socialist.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: E. Phillips Oppenheim -- Sep. 12, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1706
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Devereaux Milburn -- Sep. 5, 1927

Books

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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

Captain Stephen Sorrell returns from the First World War decorated with the Military Cross but unnerved by the conflict. His mercenary wife has deserted him for 'one of the fellows who stayed behind' and left him responsible for their son, ...

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