Thursday 16 June 1927
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Old San Francisco, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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- South Africa - Youth Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
- Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
- 16 June Movement
- Robert Matthews: Master (Clare College Cambridge England).
- Tom Graveney: English cricketer and sportscaster (d. 2015).
- Herbert Lichtenfeld: German author and screenwriter (d. 2001).
- Ariano Suassuna: Brazilian author and playwright (d. 2014).
- Brian Wilde: English actor (Born 1921).
- Robert Kraft: American astronomer and educator with several awards to his credit including the Bruce Medal in 2005. In 1967 he became professor at University of California at Santa Cruz. He was President of the American Astronomical Society from 1974-1976, head of the Lick Observatory from 1981-1991 and President of the International Astronomical Union from 1997-2000.
- Christiane Eisler-Mertz: German actress and radio speaker. She was married to the astrologer Bernd A. Mertz and edited together with him his numerous books, which she called 'their children'. She lived in Frankfurt, and published several books on palmistry, body language and similar subjects.
- 31st US Golf Open: Tommy Armour shoots a 301 at Oakmont Country Club - Pennsylvania
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