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Saturday 17 September 1927

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ted Weiss and George Blanda in Pennsylvania. Two Arabian Knights, directed by Lewis Milestone, 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 ?

Two Arabian Knights

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: William Boyd, Mary Astor, Louis Wolheim

Country: United States

Sunrise

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ted Weiss: (Rep-D-New York, 1977-92).
  • George Blanda in Pennsylvania: USA; NFL hall of famer (Chicago Bears, Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders).
  • Harold McInnes: American mechanical engineer and CEO of AMP, a computer connector manufacturer with 57% of it's sales in international markets.
  • George Blanda: American football player (Born 1927).
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Facts:
  • 47th US Mens Tennis: Rene Lacoste beats William T Tilden (119 63 119)
  • Charles Lindbergh visits San Francisco

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1707
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: E. Phillips Oppenheim -- Sep. 12, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1706

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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

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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