Friday 17 June 1927
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Old San Francisco, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 17 June 1927 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
Which were the important events of 17 June 1927 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
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What news were making the headlines those days in June 1927?
- Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1694
- Time: Senior conductor on the New York Central Railroad
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
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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