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Saturday 21 May 1927

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include George Levy and Kay Kendall. Wings, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
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Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen

Country: United States

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7th Heaven

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Ben Bard

Country: United States

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The King of Kings

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

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

Country: United States

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Long Pants

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Harry Langdon, Gladys Brockwell, Alan Roscoe

Country: United States

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Mr. Wu

Directed by: William Nigh

Starring: Lon Chaney, Louise Dresser, Rene Adore

Country: United States

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  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
  • George Levy: Antique dealer / heritage campaigner.
  • Kay Kendall: Yorkshire, England -- Actress (Genevieve, Les Girls).
  • Chuck Stewart: American photographer best known for his cover photos on as many as 2,000 albums featuring his portraits of such jazz performers as Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, John Coltrane, Ella Fitzgerald and Miles Davis, along with artists in the R&B and salsa genres.
  • Péter Zwack: Hungarian businessman and diplomat (d 2012).
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  • Lindburgh lands in Paris, after 1st solo air crossing of Atlantic
  • (10:22 PM) American pilot Charles Lindbergh in the Spirit of St. Louis monoplane lands at Le Bourget airfield near Paris, France, after first solo air crossing of Atlantic (33 hours 30 minutes).

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