Friday 12 August 1927
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Porter Wagoner and Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich.
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.
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Which were the important events of 12 August 1927 ?
- Porter Wagoner: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2007).
- Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich: Cellist / conductor.
- Ralph Waite in White Plains: New York, USA; actor (John - The Waltons, Roots).
- Howard Solomon: American executive and CEO of Forest Laboratories, a drug manufacturing company with 30% in generics and the majority of their licensing coming from foreign manufacturing.
- Wings, the only silent film to win an Oscar for best picture, opens
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