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Wednesday 5 January 1927

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michel Roussel and Sivaya Subramuniyaswami. Flesh and the Devil, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927 while Lost Ecstasy by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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Flesh and the Devil

Directed by: Clarence Brown

Starring: John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson

Country: United States

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Tell It to the Marines

Directed by: George Hill

Starring: Lon Chaney, William Haines, Eleanor Boardman

Country: United States

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Michael

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Walter Slezak, Max Auzinger, Nora Gregor

Country: United States

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Nana

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Catherine Hessling, Pierre Lestringuez, Jacqueline Forzane

Country: United States

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Old Ironsides

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Charles Farrell, Esther Ralston, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 January 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
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Facts:
  • Fox Studios exhibits Movietone
  • Judge Landis begins 3-day public hearing on charges that four games played between Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers in 1917 had been thrown to Chicago.

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  • Time: L.C.M.S. Amery, Secretary of State for the Colonies
  • Vogue
  • Science: Science vol. 64 issue 1670

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Books

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Lost Ecstasy

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Visiting her grandfather's ranch, Kay Dowling falls in love with Tom McNair, but when he is accused of murder Kay seems to be the only one who believes he is innocent

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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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Sorrell and Son

By: Warwick Deeping

1926 Grossett and Dunlap edition VG+; Excellent condition with just minor use wear to dust cover and bottom book edge (gift inscription from 1939 inside cover); 100% guarantee if not satisfied with purchase

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