Monday 17 January 1927
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eartha Kitt and Tom Dooley.
The Show, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Eartha Kitt: Pop Singer.
- Tom Dooley: American humanitarian (d. 1961).
- Michael Herford Wooller: TV / film producer.
- Eartha Kitt in South Carolina: USA; singer/actress (Catwoman - Batman).
- EW Swackhamer: American television & film director (d. 1994).
- Thomas Dooley: American physician and humanitarian who wrote the bestseller "The Night They Burned the Mountain.
- Norman Kaye: Australian actor and composer (d. 2007).
- Harlan Mathews: American lawyer and politician (d. 2014).
- E Swackhamer: American director and producer (d. 1994).
- Donald Erb: Youngstown, Ohio -- Composer.
- Juliette Gordon Low: American founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA (Born 1860).
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