Wednesday 17 August 1927
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Underworld, directed by Josef von Sternberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 August 1927 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Jacques Herlin: French actor, he held a lot of minor roles and he is best known for having interpreted "Brother Amédée" in "Des Hommes et des Dieux".
- Bernard "Bernie" Cornfeld: Romanian / US financier (Fund of Funds).
- Robert Moore in Detroit: Michigan, USA; actor (Marshall - Diana).
- Sam Butera: American saxophonist and bandleader (d. 2009).
- F Keyser: Jr.
- Horace Alderman: United States -- Murderer, hanged.
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