Sunday 18 September 1927
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Phyllis Kirk and Muriel Turner.
Two Arabian Knights, directed by Lewis Milestone, 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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- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Phyllis Kirk: American actress (d. 2006).
- Muriel Turner: Baroness Turner of Camden English politician.
- 18 station CBS radio network begins, (WOR is NYC affiliate)
- Columbia Broadcasting System goes on the air in the USA (16 radio stations).
- The Columbia Broadcasting System goes on the air.
- The Columbia Phonographic Broadcasting System (later known as ''CBS'') is formed and goes on the air with 47 radio stations.
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