Saturday 31 December 1927, NewYear’s Eve
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dieter Noll and Ray Bluth.
Sadie Thompson, directed by Raoul Walsh, 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 most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 31 December 1927 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
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- Ponsford scores 336 against SA, giving him 1146 for month
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1927 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
Diane (I'm In Heaven When I See You Smile) - Nat Shilkret & The Victor Orchestra
The Soldier's Sweetheart - Jimmie Rodgers
My Blue Heaven - Don Voorhees & His Orchestra
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1927?
- Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1722
- Time: British Prime Minister
- Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1721
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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