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Thursday 20 October 1927

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Oskar Pastior and Gunturu Seshendra Sarma. When Boys Leave Home, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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 ?

When Boys Leave Home

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ivor Novello, Ben Webster, Robin Irvine

Country: United States

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The Jazz Singer

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nikita Balieff -- Oct. 17, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1711
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William Morgan Butler -- Oct. 10, 1927

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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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