Wednesday 10 August 1927
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Henry Hoyt and Jimmy Martin.
Warning Shadows, directed by Arthur Robison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 10 August 1927 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Henry Hoyt: American merchandise marketer and CEO of Carter-Wallace, a health care and personal products line.
- Jimmy Martin: American singer and guitarist (d. 2005).
- Nejat Uygur: Turkish actor (b.
- Vernon Washington: American actor (Born 1927).
- US President Calvin Coolidge formally dedicates the Mount Rushmore site.
- The Mount Rushmore Park is rededicated. President Calvin Coolidge promises national funding for the proposed carving of the Presidential figures.
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