Monday 28 February 1927
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Swire and Bernard Frank.
Metropolis, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 February 1927 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
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John Swire: British aircraft magnate (Cathay Pacific).
Bernard Frank: French orientalist, an expert on Japanese culture.
Robert Pelletier: American teacher, counselor and professional astrologer.
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What news were making the headlines those days in February 1927?
- Time: President of Stanford University
- Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1678
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mustafa Kemal Pasha -- Feb. 21, 1927
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.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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