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Wednesday 21 December 1927

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael Carreras and Evelyn Hitzke. Chicago, directed by Frank Urson, 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 ?

Chicago

Directed by: Frank Urson

Starring: Phyllis Haver, Victor Varconi, Virginia Bradford

Country: United States

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A Texas Steer

Directed by: Richard Wallace

Starring: Will Rogers, Louise Fazenda, Sam Hardy

Country: United States

London After Midnight

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Lon Chaney, Marceline Day, Henry B. Walthall

Country: United States

Love

Directed by: Edmund Goulding

Starring: John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, George Fawcett

Country: United States

Der heilige Berg

Directed by: Arnold Fanck

Starring: Leni Riefenstahl, Luis Trenker, Ernst Petersen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Aristide Briand -- Dec. 19, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1720
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator Robert LaFollette -- Dec. 12, 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

SYNOPSIS: "Set in the English countryside shortly after the end of WWI. Arnold Furze, a former army captain, bought the run down Doomsday farm and is trying to build it back up.

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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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