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Sunday 16 October 1927

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gus Yatron and Lee Montague. The Jazz Singer, directed by Alan Crosland, 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 ?

The Jazz Singer

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Al Jolson, May McAvoy, Warner Oland

Country: United States

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Sunrise

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston

Country: United States

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The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Norma Shearer, Jean Hersholt

Country: United States

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College

Directed by: James W. Horne

Starring: Buster Keaton, Anne Cornwall, Flora Bramley

Country: United States

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The Cat and the Canary

Directed by: Paul Leni

Starring: Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale, Forrest Stanley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 October 1927 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Gus Yatron: (Rep-D-Pennsylvania, 1969- ).
  • Lee Montague: London, England -- Actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust).
  • Peter Brinson: Dance educationalist.
  • Gunter Grass: German writer, Nobel Prize laureate.
  • Günter Grass: German writer, a novelist, essayist, poet and playwright who designed and illustrated his own books.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1711
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William Morgan Butler -- Oct. 10, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1710

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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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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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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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Jalna

By: Mazo de la Roche

Chronicling the early years of the formidable manor Jalna and the Whiteoak family who inhabit it, this bundle gathers together the first four novels in Mazo de la Roche's treasured Canadian saga.IncludesThe

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