Monday 24 October 1927
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
My Best Girl, directed by Sam Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Lise Topart: French actress of both stage and screen.
- Gilbert Becaud: French composer and actor (d. 2001).
- Gilbert Bécaud: French singer and songwriter, he wrote such French ballads as "What Now My Love?" and "Je t'appartiens" which the Everly Brothers made famous in the US as "Let It Be Me.
- Cleo Usher: American costume collector and supplier, a model and artist.
- Barbara Robinson: American author and poet (d. 2013).
- Jean-Claude Pascal: French actor (Golden Salamander), dies at 64
- Renato de Grandis: Composer
- William Goessel: American executive and CEO of Harnischfeger Industries, a paper manufacturing company. Goessel graduated with a BA in Mathematics and has a Norman Rockwell collection for his personal enjoyment.
- Cal Hogue: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher with the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1952 to 1954.
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