Sunday 26 June 1927
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Leslie Carpenter and John Dunning.
The Way of All Flesh, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 26 June 1927 ?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
- Independence Day in Madagascar
- Saint Josemarfa Escriv� (d. 1975)
- Leslie Carpenter: CEO (Reed International).
- John Dunning: British economist widely recognized as the father of the field of international business.
- Roland Lesaffre: French actor, who, after an adventurous youth, was a favourite actor of director Marcel Carné from 1950.
- Jerry Schatzberg: American film director making a powerful impact with his second film, "The Panic in Needle Park," released in 1971 with Al Pacino in the starring role.
- Leon Deladeriere: France sport Champion.
- Robert Kroetsch: Canadian author and poet (d. 2011)
- Comet 7P / Pons-Winnecke approaches within 0.0394 AUs of Earth
- The Cyclone roller coaster opens on Coney Island, New York, USA.
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