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Sunday 8 May 1927

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ian Denholm and Philip Wilkinson. Annie Laurie, directed by John S. Robertson, 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

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

7th Heaven

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Ben Bard

Country: United States

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The King of Kings

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: H.B. Warner, Dorothy Cumming, Ernest Torrence

Country: United States

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Long Pants

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Harry Langdon, Gladys Brockwell, Alan Roscoe

Country: United States

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Mr. Wu

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Lon Chaney, Louise Dresser, Rene Adore

Country: United States

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Tarzan and the Golden Lion

Directed by: J.P. McGowan

Starring: James Pierce, Frederick Peters, Edna Murphy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
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Facts:
  • Attempting to make the first non-stop transatlantic flight from Paris to New York, French war heroes Charles Nungesser and Francois Coli disappeared after taking off aboard The White Bird biplane.

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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1927?

  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1688
  • Time: Writer born Dikran Kuyumjian
  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1687

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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Doomsday

By: Warwick Deeping

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.

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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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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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