Thursday 27 August 1925
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Rutt and Tony Crombie.
The Mystic, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 August 1925 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Richard Rutt: Bishop of Leicester.
- Tony Crombie: Drummer / bandleader.
- Andrea Cordero Lanza: Italian Roman Catholic priest, ordained in 1954, a Bishop in 1977; then Papal Ambassador to the Solomon Islands, Honduras and Nicaragua.
- Darry-Cowl : French actor and musician.
- Andrea di Montezemolo: Italian cardinal.
- Darry Cowl: French musician and actor (Born 1925)
- Nat Lofthouse: English footballer and manager (d. 2011)
- Saiichi Maruya: Japanese author and critic (d. 2012)
- Jaswant Neki: Indian poet and academic (d. 2015)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1925 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Pal of My Cradle Days - Lewis James
- If You Knew Susie (Like I Know Susie) - Cliff Edwards
- Ukelele Lady - Vaughn De Leath
- John Peel - Associated Glee Clubs of America
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