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Wednesday 25 May 1927

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robert Ludlum in New York City and Robert Zalokar. Wings, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Wings

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen

Country: United States

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Annie Laurie

Directed by: John S. Robertson

Starring: Lillian Gish, Norman Kerry, Creighton Hale

Country: United States

7th Heaven

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Ben Bard

Country: United States

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Geheimnisse einer Seele

Directed by: Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Starring: Werner Krauss, Ruth Weyher, Ilka Grning

Country: United States

The King of Kings

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 May 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
  • Saint Reinolf
  • Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
  • Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
  • Argentina - Day of May Revolution/National Day (1810)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Payne Whitney: American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1927).
Facts:
  • Henry Ford stops producing Model T car (begins Model A)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: French High Commissioner to the U. S.; author of France and America
  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1690
  • Time: Director of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce of the U. S. Department of Commerce

Books

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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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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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