Saturday 8 January 1927
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jim Busby and Gérard Vidalenche.
Flesh and the Devil, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while The Plutocrat by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1927 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Jim Busby: American center fielder in Major League Baseball and right-handed batter who played for the Chicago White Sox (1950–52, 1955), Washington Senators (1952–55), Cleveland Indians (1956–57), Baltimore Orioles (1957–58, 1960–61), Boston Red Sox (1959–60) and Houston Colt .
- Gérard Vidalenche: Versailles Journalist.
- Charles Tomlinson: English poet and academic (d. 2015).
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