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Tuesday 18 October 1927

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 18, 1927). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include George C Scott and Katherine Fanning in Chicago. Dress Parade, directed by Donald Crisp, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Dress Parade

Directed by: Donald Crisp

Starring: William Boyd, Bessie Love, Hugh Allan, Walter Tennyson

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Directed by: Edward Sloman

Starring: Mary Philbin, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Otto Matieson, Nigel De Brulier

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All Ashore

Directed by: Richard Quine

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Dog Days

Directed by: Ken Marino

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The Cat and the Canary

Directed by: Paul Leni

Starring: Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale, Forrest Stanley, Tully Marshall

Country: United States

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  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • George C Scott: American actor (d. 1999).
  • Katherine Fanning in Chicago: Illinois, USA; editor (Christian Science Monitor - 1983).
  • George Scott: American actor and director of stage and film, whose most famous movie role was "Patton" in 1970, and who turned down the Best Actor Academy Award for it because he considered the Oscars a "meat parade.
  • Marv Rotblatt: American baseball player (d. 2013).
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  • The first flight of Pan American Airways takes off from Key West, Florida, bound for Havana, Cuba.
  • The Italian steamer ship ''Principessa Mafalda'' capsizes off Porto Seguro, Brazil. At least 314 people are killed.
  • Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands opens the Meuse-Waal Canal in Nijmegen, Holland
  • At 5:50 a.m. a ground fault gives way, causing the mine and part of the town of Worthington to collapse into a large chasm located in Ontario. Nobody is injured in the incident, as the area had been evacuated the night before after a mine foreman noticed abnormal rock shifts in the mine.

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