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Wednesday 16 March 1927

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Karlheinz Boehm and Vladimir M Komarov. Tarzan and the Golden Lion, directed by J.P. McGowan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927 while Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Tarzan and the Golden Lion

Directed by: J.P. McGowan

Starring: James Pierce, Frederick Peters, Edna Murphy

Country: United States

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The Beloved Rogue

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: John Barrymore, Conrad Veidt, Marceline Day

Country: United States

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Metropolis

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Frhlich

Country: United States

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It

Directed by: Clarence G. Badger

Starring: Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin

Country: United States

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The General

Directed by: Clyde Bruckman

Starring: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sinclair Lewis -- Mar. 14, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1680
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator James A. Reed -- Mar. 7, 1927

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Books

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

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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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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