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Wednesday 28 December 1927

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Simon Raven and Anne Legendre. 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 28 December 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
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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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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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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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