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Thursday 25 August 1927

1927-08-25

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Der Bettler vom Kölner Dom, directed by Rolf Randolf, 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 ?

Der Bettler vom Kölner Dom

Directed by: Rolf Randolf

Starring: Henry Stuart, Elza Temary, Carl de Vogt

Country: United States

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Nelson

Directed by: Walter Summers

Starring: Cedric Hardwicke, Gertrude McCoy, Frank Perfitt

Country: United States

Underworld

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: George Bancroft, Clive Brook, Evelyn Brent

Country: United States

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Warning Shadows

Directed by: Arthur Robison

Starring: Alexander Granach, Max Glstorff, Lilli Herder

Country: United States

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Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Aud Egede Nissen, Gertrude Welcker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Althea Gibson: American tennis player and champion of the Wimbledon Women's Singles in 1957 and 1958.
  • Edward Noha: American adminstrator and CEO of CNA Financial, a casualty and property insurance carrier.
  • Roger Lambrechts: Belgian archeologist.
  • James Lyon: American banker, real estate developer, and Republican politician from Houston, Texas.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Max Reinhardt -- Aug. 22, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1703
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William Randolph Hearst -- Aug. 15, 1927

Books

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Elmer Gantry

By: Sinclair Lewis

Possibly the best student of hypocrisy since Voltaire This portrait of a golden-tongued evangelist-who lives a life of hypocrisy, sensuality, and self-indulgence-is also the chronicle of a reign of vulgarity, which but for Lewis would have left no record of ...

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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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