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Monday 27 August 1928

US date format: 8/27/1928, UK date format: 27/8/1928

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 27, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Osamu Shimomura and Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi. Taxi for Two, directed by Del Lord, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Taxi for Two

Directed by: Del Lord

Starring: Jack Cooper, Virginia Vance, Otto Fries, Andy Clyde

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Our Dancing Daughters

Directed by: Harry Beaumont

Starring: Joan Crawford, Johnny Mack Brown, Nils Asther, Dorothy Sebastian

Country: United States

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Why Babies Leave Home

Directed by: Leslie Goodwins

Starring: Ben Turpin, Jack Lloyd

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Holding His Own

Directed by: Leslie Goodwins

Starring: Ben Turpin, Marvin Loback, Harry Martell

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City Slickers

Directed by: mgm

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Historical Events

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  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
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  • 42nd US Womens Tennis: Helen W Moody beats Helen Hull Jacobs (62 61)
  • Sixteen die in New York City subway accident.
  • The Pact of Paris (Kellogg-Briand Pact) is signed by the USA, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Japan, and Poland. The countries condemn recourse to war, renouncing it as an instrument of national policy in relations with one another.
  • The Kellogg-Briand Pact outlawing war is signed by the first 15 nations to do so. Ultimately sixty-one nations will sign it.

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Planetary positions on August 27, 1928 - Geocentric view

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