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Old 10-08-2015, 11:37 PM   #726
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7th Heaven initially premiered at the Carthay Circle Theatre in Los Angeles replacing another Fox melodrama What Price Glory?, which had been playing since November 1926.. A second opening was held at the Sam H. Harris Theatre in New York City on May 25.. Both openings earned a total of $14,500.. A series of Movietone shorts featuring Ben Bernie and his Orchestra, Gertrude Lawrence, Raquel Meller, Charles "Chic" Sale preceded the film...Upon its release, 7th Heaven was a critical and commercial success..A New York Times critic stated that the film "grips your interest from the very beginning and even though the end is melodramatic you are glad that the sympathetic but self-satisfied Chico is brought back to his heart-broken Diane"...

Released May 6 (LA) 25 (NYC)-September 10, 1927 (New York City (re-release)..

May 1-Experimental Mechanised Force, the first military unit created for research and development of tanks and other weapons of armoured warfare, was created as part of the British Army\3-Dr. Quirino Majorana, Italian physicist, announced in Rome that he had invented a system for "wireless transmission of speech by means of ultra-violet rays", which had been tested over a distance of 10 miles/6-The first radio broadcasts in Turkey began, from a station in Istanbul\10-Shall We Gather at the River?/12-Under the direction of Scotland Yard, London police raided Arcost, Ltd., the office of the Soviet trade delegation\14-One man was killed and 10 others injured when the bleachers at the Baker Bowl in Philadelphia collapsed during a game between the Phillies and the visiting St. Louis Cardinals/18 – Bath School disaster: a series of violent attacks results in 45 deaths, mostly of school children, in Bath Township, Michigan\19-At the German city of Kassel, 9 people were killed and 11 seriously injured after a 9-year-old boy released the emergency brake of a crowded streetcar/20-Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field on New York's Long Island at 7:52 a.m. in his airplane, the Spirit of St. Louis, bound for Paris-"When I enter that cockpit, it's like going into the death chamber. When I get to Paris, it will be like getting a pardon from the governor-Boeing 40A, first passenger airliner built by the Boeing company, was flown for the first time\22 – A magnitude 8.6 EQ in Xining, China kills about 200,000 people/25-Born: Robert Ludlum, American novelist who wrote The Bourne Identity and its sequels, in New York City (d. 2001)-Died: St. Cristobal Magallanes, 57, and St. Agustin Caloca, were both shot by a firing squad at Colotitlan, Jalisco state, and later canonized\28-The sport of greyhound racing was introduced to Australia, with spectators there seeing for the first time the "mechanical rabbit" that raced ahead of the fleet canines/29-An Italian record crowd of 60,000 fans, including Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, King Victor Emmanuel III, and Spain's Crown Prince Alfonso turned out for the first soccer football game in the new Stadio Littoriale in Bologna to watch Italy defeat Spain 2-0 in a friendly match30-Jimmy Cooney of the Chicago Cubs made an unassisted triple play in a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates-George Souders won the 15th annual Indianapolis 500-Born: Clint Walker, American TV actor (Cheyenne), in Hartford, Illinois..

September 10 - Dr. Morris Fishbein, editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association and Secretary of the AMA, spoke out against recent American obsession with losing weight, saying that the "diet craze" had been "the menace of an anemic nation". Dr. Fishbein proclaimed that "If the false gospel of unscientific dieting continued to prevail for a few generations, the United States would become a nation of undersized weaklings and anemics, lacking in both physical and mental force"..., Sir James..they're dead people from the grave!.Professor Burke is to be our house-guest, Williams.. Have rooms prepared for him..Does this lodger of yours mean any harm to Daisy?..
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