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Monday 26 December 1927

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alan King in Brooklyn and Denis Quilley. West Point, directed by Edward Sedgwick, 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 ?

West Point

Directed by: Edward Sedgwick

Starring: William Haines, Joan Crawford, William Bakewell

Country: United States

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Chicago

Directed by: Frank Urson

Starring: Phyllis Haver, Victor Varconi, Virginia Bradford

Country: United States

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Der heilige Berg

Directed by: Arnold Fanck

Starring: Leni Riefenstahl, Luis Trenker, Ernst Petersen

Country: United States

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The Gaucho

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Lupe Velez, Joan Barclay

Country: United States

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Uncle Tom's Cabin

Directed by: Harry A. Pollard

Starring: Margarita Fischer, James B. Lowe, Arthur Edmund Carewe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alan King in Brooklyn: New York, USA; comedian/actor (Anderson Tapes, Memories of Me).
  • Denis Quilley: English actor who began a West End career in 1950, succeeding Richard Burton in The Lady's Not For Burning.
  • Denis Gifford: English journalist and historian (d. 2000).
  • Alan King: American actor producer and screenwriter (d. 2004).
  • Stu Miller: American baseball player (d. 2015).
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1927 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Dancing Tambourine - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  2. The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi - Gene Austin

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: British Prime Minister
  • Science: Science vol. 66 issue 1721
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Aristide Briand -- Dec. 19, 1927

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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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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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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