Friday 29 July 1927
It was Friday, 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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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 29 July 1927 ?
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Harry K V Mulisch: Writer (Message to King Rat).
Harry Mulisch: Dutch writer, one of the "big three" of the Dutch postwar literature writers, probably the most influential and most honoured star of them.
Livio Isotti: Italy sport Champion.
- 1st iron lung installed (Bellevue hospital, NY)
- Bellevue Hospital in New York installs 1st iron lung
- Phil Mead scores his 100th 100, Hampshire vs. Northants
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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1927?
- Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1700
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Wallace Farrington -- July 25, 1927
- Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1699
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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