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Thursday 6 January 1927, Epiphany

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 1927). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alfred Sirven and Gabriel Thiennot. Metropolis, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Country: United States

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Sink or Swim

Directed by: Jon Bowermaster

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Directed by: Vsevolod Pudovkin

Starring: Vera Baranovskaya, Nikolay Batalov, Aleksandr Chistyakov, Anna Zemtsova

Country: United States

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The Nervous Wreck

Directed by: Scott Sidney

Starring: Harrison Ford, Phyllis Haver, Chester Conklin, Mack Swain

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Exit Smiling

Directed by: Sam Taylor

Starring: Beatrice Lillie, Jack Pickford, Doris Lloyd, DeWitt Jennings

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1927 ?

  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alfred Sirven
  • Bob Dijkstra: Dutch astrologer, the founder of Oprichter van de Wekgroep (Workgroup for Applied Astrology) and Editor of "Spica," a Dutch magazine that acted as a national forum for opinions and theory.
  • Gabriel Thiennot: French criminal, convicted together with Raymond Mis of murdering gamekeeper, Louis Boistard, on 29 December 1946 in Mézières-en-Brenne.
  • Roger Bourdeu: France sport Champion.
  • Jesse Steinfeld: American physician and academic 11th Surgeon General of the United States (d. 2014).
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  • US marines are sent to Nicaragua.

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