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Friday 19 August 1927

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 19, 1927). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marvin Harris and Rosalynn Carter. The Cat and the Canary, directed by Paul Leni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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What the sky looked like on 19 August 1927

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Movies

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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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The Fighting Eagle

Directed by: Donald Crisp

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Phyllis Haver, Sam De Grasse, Max Barwyn

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Mockery

Directed by: Benjamin Christensen

Starring: Lon Chaney, Ricardo Cortez, Barbara Bedford, Mack Swain

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The Chess Player

Directed by: Raymond Bernard

Starring: Pierre Blanchar, Charles Dullin, Édith Jéhanne, Camille Bert

Country: United States

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The First Auto

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Russell Simpson, Frank Campeau, Gibson Gowland, Anders Randolf

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
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Facts:
  • Metropolitan Sergius proclaims the declaration of loyalty of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Soviet Union.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 19, 1927 - Geocentric view

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