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Friday 19 August 1927

1927-08-19

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Nelson, directed by Walter Summers, 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 ?

Nelson

Directed by: Walter Summers

Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Gertrude McCoy, Frank Perfitt

Country: United States

Underworld

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: George Bancroft, Clive Brook, Evelyn Brent

Country: United States

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Warning Shadows

Directed by: Arthur Robison

Starring: Alexander Granach, Max Glstorff, Lilli Herder

Country: United States

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Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Aud Egede Nissen, Gertrude Welcker

Country: United States

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Barbed Wire

Directed by: Rowland V. Lee

Starring: Pola Negri, Clive Brook, Claude Gillingwater

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
Famous Birthdays:
  • James T Broyhill: (Sen-R-North Carolina, 1986).
  • L Jones: American character actor and film director, known particularly for his work in the films of Sam Peckinpah.
  • LQ Jones: American actor.
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Facts:
  • Metropolitan Sergius proclaims the declaration of loyalty of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Soviet Union.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1703
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William Randolph Hearst -- Aug. 15, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1702

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

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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