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Sunday 26 June 1927

1927-06-26

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Way of All Flesh, directed by Victor Fleming, 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 months ?

The Way of All Flesh

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Emil Jannings, Belle Bennett, Phyllis Haver

Country: United States

Old San Francisco

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Dolores Costello, Warner Oland, Charles Emmett Mack

Country: United States

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Tiptoes

Directed by: Herbert Wilcox

Starring: Dorothy Gish, Will Rogers, Jack Cardiff

Country: United States

The Unknown

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Joan Crawford

Country: United States

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Wings

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 June 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
  • Independence Day in Madagascar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roland Lesaffre: French actor, who, after an adventurous youth, was a favourite actor of director Marcel Carné from 1950.
  • Leslie Carpenter: CEO (Reed International).
  • Jerry Schatzberg: American film director making a powerful impact with his second film, "The Panic in Needle Park," released in 1971 with Al Pacino in the starring role.
  • Leon Deladeriere: France sport Champion.
  • Robert Kroetsch: Canadian author and poet (d. 2011).
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Facts:
  • Comet 7P / Pons-Winnecke approaches within 0.0394 AUs of Earth
  • The Cyclone roller coaster opens on Coney Island, New York, USA.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1695
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Brig. General Butler -- June 20, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1694

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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