Sunday 28 August 1927
It was Sunday, 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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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 28 August 1927 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
See other famous people born on 28 August
Wiley Manuel: American attorney, judge and government appointee, the first black Supreme Court jurist.
François-Xavier Lalanne: French sculptor, who became known to the larger public in France in 1976 when the singer Serge Gainsbourg selected one of his works, the man with the head of a cabbage, for the title and cover of an album in 1976.
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1927?
- Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1704
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Max Reinhardt -- Aug. 22, 1927
- Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1703
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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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