Sunday 27 February 1927
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James Leo Herlihy and Albert Yvel.
Metropolis, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while Lost Ecstasy by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books.
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- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- James Leo Herlihy
- Albert Yvel: Algerian professional boxer.
- Michael Butler: Pro-Provost / Chairman (Royal College of Art).
- Guy Mitchell: American singer (d. 1999).
- James Herlihy: American novelist and playwright, the author of the novel, "Midnight Cowboy," which formed the basis for the popular gritty movie of the same name.
- John Lynn: American executive and CEO in charge of Aetna Life and Casualty.
- James Lynn: American lawyer, government official and cabinet officer.
- Lynn Cartwright: American actress (d. 2004).
- Peter Whittle: New Zealand-English mathematician and theorist.
- Lord Belhaven: & Stenton.
- For 2nd Sunday in a row golfers in SC arrested for violating Sabbath
- For second Sunday in a row golfers in South Carolina are arrested for violating Sabbath.
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