Wednesday 27 April 1932
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Charles Adkins and Francois Bayle.
Grand Hotel, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932
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- Saint Liberalis
- Saint Mariana
- Saint Floribert
- Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
- Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
- South Africa: Freedom day.
- Slovenia: Day of Uprising Against Occupation.
- Saint Zita Lombardo
- Charles Adkins: United States -- Light welterweight boxer (1952 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Francois Bayle: Composer.
- Petar Ozgijan: Composer.
- Chuck Knox NFL coach (Los Angeles Rams: Buffalo Bills, Seattle Seahawks).
- Casey Kasem in Detroit: Michigan, USA; radio personality (American Top 40).
- Anouk Aimee: French actress
- Anouk Aimée: French actress with a film debut in 1947, a hauntingly beautiful brunette, feline, graceful. The daughter of theatrical parents, she studied dance at Opera of Marseilles, followed by drama lessons in Paris. She was highly acclaimed in "Les Amants de Verone", 1949.
- Melvin Burckes: American engineer and noted family, the son of Jean Gullo, who was the head of the Theosophical Order of Service. Born into a Theosophical family, he was raised, and remained all of his life, a vegetarian. Burckes served as a career officer in the U.S. military, and then retired. He soon after became the President of "Far Horizons," a Theosophical camp, and did all of the maintenance of the buildings and grounds of the camp himself. Later, Burckes worked as a real estate agent.
- Clément Guillon: French Roman Catholic bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Quimper, France.
- Casey Kasem: American "musical countdown king" radio disk jockey, who co-created and hosted the hit ABC radio show "America's Top 40" until 1988, then went on to syndication, weekly television, and sales pitches for a wide variety of products. In addition to the "countdown" work, he is an activist for a wide variety of causes, many of them Arabic owing to his Lebanese Druze roots. A child of immigrant parents, his real name is Kemal Kasem, and he is a board member for MidEast Communication.
- Aimé Anouk: Paris 16éme Actor
- Pik Botha: South African lawyer politician and diplomat 8th South African Ambassador to the United States
- Maxine Brown: American singer-songwriter (The Browns)
- Derek Minter: English motorcycle racer (d. 2015)
- Gian-Carlo Rota: Italian-born American mathematician and philosopher (d. 1999)
- Harold "Heart" Crane: American poet (Bridge), commits suicide at age 32 by jumping from a steamer while sailing from MTxico to New York.
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