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Sunday 20 February 1927

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sidney Poitier in Miami and Hubert Givenchy. It, directed by Clarence G. Badger, 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 ?

It

Directed by: Clarence G. Badger

Starring: Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin

Country: United States

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The War Horse

Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: Buck Jones, Lola Todd, Lloyd Whitlock

Country: United States

The General

Directed by: Clyde Bruckman

Starring: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender

Country: United States

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Upstream

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Nancy Nash, Earle Foxe, Grant Withers

Country: United States

The Red Mill

Directed by: William Goodrich

Starring: Marion Davies, Owen Moore, Louise Fazenda

Country: United States

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 February 1927 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Sidney Poitier in Miami: Florida, USA; actor (Porgy and Bess, A Raisin in the Sun, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner, In the Heat of the Night).
  • Hubert Givenchy: French fashion designer and entrepreneur, one of the greatest names in haute couture.
  • Sidney Poitier: American actor, a long-term veteran of many fine films who made his debut in 1949 in "No Way Out.
  • Roy Cohn: Lawyer "grand inquisitor" (for Sen Joseph McCarthy).
  • Ibrahim Ferrer: Cuban singer (Buena Vista Social Club and Afro-Cuban All Stars) (d. 2005).
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Facts:
  • Golfers in South Carolina are arrested for violating Sabbath.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1677
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mortimer L. Schiff -- Feb. 14, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1676

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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

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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