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Tuesday 27 September 1921

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stephen Douglass and D E Nineham. Rip Van Winkle, directed by Edward I. Luddy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921 while The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Mia May, Hans Marr, Harry Frank

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Ernst Lubitsch, Pola Negri, Paul Wegener

Country: United States

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Starring: Mary Pickford, Claude Gillingwater, Joseph J. Dowling

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ray C. Smallwood

Starring: Alla Nazimova, Rudolph Valentino, Rex Cherryman

Country: United States

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The Blot

Directed by: Lois Weber

Starring: Philip Hubbard, Margaret McWade, Claire Windsor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 September 1921 ?

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
  • Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
  • Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Balsamine (Impatiens) Day, sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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  • Engelbert Humperdinck: British singer who was born in India and has performed many hit songs, including some pop and ballads.
  • Yanks beat Indians 21-7 in Polo Grounds

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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1921 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. All By Myself - Ted Lewis & His Band
  2. Dangerous Blues - Mamie Smith & Her Jazz Hounds

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What news were making the headlines those days in September 1921?

  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1395
  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1394
  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1393


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

The Age of Innocence

By: Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920, and later released by D.

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The Brimming Cup

By: Dorothy Canfield

This volume features six novels by Dorothy Canfield Fisher, best-selling American author in the early decades of the twentieth century, and a strong supporter of women's rights, racial equality, and lifelong education.

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

The first of Sinclair Lewis’s great successes, Main Street shattered the sentimental American myth of happy small-town life with its satire of narrow-minded provincialism. Reflecting his own unhappy childhood in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, Lewis’s sixth novel attacked the conformity and ...

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