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Friday 22 April 1927

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pascal Bentoiu and Giannis Mihalopoulos. Geheimnisse einer Seele, directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927 while The Plutocrat by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

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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The Beloved Rogue

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: John Barrymore, Conrad Veidt, Marceline Day

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 April 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
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Facts:
  • May 5 ampndash The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 strikes 700,000 people in the greatest natural disaster in American history at that time.
  • The Carabineros de Chile (Chilean national police force and gendarmery) are created.
  • João Ribeiro de Barros becomes the first non-European to make a transatlantic flight, from Genoa, Italy, to Fernando de Noronha, Brazil.
  • May ndash Philo Farnsworth of the United States transmits his first experimental electronic television pictures, as opposed to mechanical TV systems that others had tried before.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1686
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nellie Melba -- Apr. 18, 1927
  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1685

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Books

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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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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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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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