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Wednesday 27 July 1927

1927-07-27

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). For the Love of Mike, directed by Frank Capra, 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 ?

For the Love of Mike

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Ben Lyon, George Sidney

Country: United States

Tartuffe

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Hermann Picha, Rosa Valetti, Andr Mattoni

Country: United States

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Raskolnikow

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Gregori Chmara, Elisabeta Skulskaja, Alla Tarasova

Country: United States

The Joyless Street

Directed by: G.W. Pabst

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Greta Garbo, Agnes Esterhazy

Country: United States

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The Way of All Flesh

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Emil Jannings, Belle Bennett, Phyllis Haver

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Malchus
  • Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
  • Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
Famous Birthdays:
  • Franz Weber: Swiss journalist, environmentalist and animal welfare activist.
  • Guy Carawan: American singer and musicologist (d. 2015).
  • C Rajadurai: Sri Lankan journalist and politician 1st Mayor of Batticaloa.
  • John Seigenthaler: American journalist and academic (d. 2014).
  • Sat Mahajan: Indian politician.
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Facts:
  • Major Bernard Montgomery (29) marries widow Betty Carver
  • Mel Ott, 18, hits his 1st league home run (inside the park)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Wallace Farrington -- July 25, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1699
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hugh S. Gibson -- July 18, 1927

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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