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Sunday 29 May 1927

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carl Toms and Dick Hillenius. The Unknown, directed by Tod Browning, 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 ?

The Unknown

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Joan Crawford

Country: United States

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Wings

Directed by: William A. Wellman

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

Country: United States

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7th Heaven

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Ben Bard

Country: United States

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The King of Kings

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 May 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Nigeria: Democracy Day.
  • Saint Theodosia
  • Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
  • United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
  • Venezuela: Tree Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Carl Toms: Stage designer (1 Million BC, Moon Zero Two).
  • Dick Hillenius: Dutch biologist / writer.
  • Trevor Holdsworth: CEO (National Power).
  • Thanasis Vegos: Greek actor (d. 2011).
  • Karl Spreitz: Austrian-Canadian visual artist, photographer and filmmaker, also known as the co-designer of the first successful plastic refrigerator door gasket (still in use today).
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1691
  • Time: French High Commissioner to the U. S.; author of France and America
  • Science: Science vol. 65 issue 1690

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Books

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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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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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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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