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Wednesday 24 August 1927

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include William V Shannon and Roger Danneels. The Cat and the Canary, directed by Paul Leni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 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

Which were the important events of 24 August 1927 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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Facts:
  • August 25 ampndash The 1927 Nova Scotia hurricane hits the Atlantic Provinces of Canada, causing massive damage and at least 56 deaths.

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