Wednesday 5 January 1927
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michel Roussel and Sivaya Subramuniyaswami.
Flesh and the Devil, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while Lost Ecstasy by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books.
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- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Michel Roussel: Le Petit-Quevilly EXecutives.
- Sivaya Subramuniyaswami: American guru and author founded Iraivan Temple (d. 2001).
- Fox Studios exhibits Movietone
- Judge Landis begins 3-day public hearing on charges that four games played between Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers in 1917 had been thrown to Chicago.
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