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Sunday 23 October 1927

1927-10-23

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). 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 months ?

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 23 October 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Donald Moritz: American legal business administrator and CEO of Equitable Resources, a natural gas company that is improving the use of natural gas in automobiles.
  • Leszek Ko?akowski: Polish philosopher (d. 2009).
  • David Grainger: American electrical engineer and CEO in charge of W.W.
  • Barron Hilton: American executive and CEO of Hilton Hotels, a family owned, operated and noted hotel chain.
  • Philip Lamantia: American beatnik poet, he was the first to read at the "Six Gallery" poetry reading on 7 October 1955 in San Francisco, where he read the works of his recently deceased friend, John Hoffman.
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Facts:
  • Town of Netanya Israel founded by Nathan Strauss

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  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1712
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nikita Balieff -- Oct. 17, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1711

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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