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Monday 24 January 1927

1927-01-24

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Upstream, directed by John Ford, 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 this week ?

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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The Show

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: John Gilbert, Rene Adore, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States

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The Kid Brother

Directed by: Ted Wilde

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Walter James

Country: United States

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Flesh and the Devil

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Lafortune: American politician, engineer and self-made man.
  • Pierre Guillen: French trade unionist, one of the main leaders of the Industrial and Metal Trades Union (UIMM) from 1984 to 1995, who died on 2 July 2008.
  • Marvin Kaplan: American actor producer and screenwriter.
  • Patrick Macnaghten: 11th Baronet Scottish lieutenant (d. 2007).
  • Antonio Ruberti: Italian politician, Government minister 7/29/1987.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Richard Strauss -- Jan. 24, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1673
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Charles T. Copeland -- Jan. 17, 1927

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

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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