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Friday 20 May 1927

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 20, 1927). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include José Artur and David Hedison. Crazy to Act, directed by Earle Rodney, 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 ?

Crazy to Act

Directed by: Earle Rodney

Starring: Matty Kemp, Mildred June, Oliver Hardy, Sunshine Hart

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No Man's Law

Directed by: Fred Jackman

Starring: Rex the Wonder Horse, Barbara Kent, James Finlayson, Oliver Hardy

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His First Flame

Directed by: Harry Edwards

Starring: Harry Langdon, Natalie Kingston, Ruth Hiatt, Vernon Dent

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The King of Kings

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: H.B. Warner, Dorothy Cumming, Ernest Torrence, Joseph Schildkraut

Country: United States

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Broke in China

Directed by: Edward F. Cline

Starring: Ben Turpin, Louise Carver, Alice Belcher, Ruth Taylor

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 1927 ?

  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • José Artur: French radio host, he presented his own program "Pop Club" from 1965 to 2005 on the national station France Inter.
  • David Hedison: American actor.
  • Gabriel Camps: French historian, founder of the Encyclopédie berbère and considered a prestigious scholar in Berber historical studies.
  • [Harold] Bud Grant in Wisconsin: USA; Canadian Football League/NFL player/coach (Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Minnesota Vikings).
  • David Hedison in Providence: Rhode Island, USA; actor (The Colbys, Voyage to Bottom of Sea).
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  • At 7:40 AM, Lindbergh takes off from New York to cross Atlantic for Paris
  • At 07:52 Charles Lindbergh takes off from Roosevelt Field in Long Island, New York, on the world's first solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean. He touched down at Le Bourget Field in Paris at 22:22 the next day.
  • Treaty of Jedda: the United Kingdom recognizes the sovereignty of King Ibn Saud in the Kingdoms of Hejaz and Nejd, which later merge to become the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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