Wednesday 28 December 1927
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Simon Raven and Anne Legendre.
West Point, directed by Edward Sedgwick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927
while Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 December 1927 ?
- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- Simon Raven: English playwright / critic (Alms for Oblivion).
- Anne Legendre: Armstrong; ambassador (to United Kingdom).
- Martin Milner in Detroit: Michigan, USA; actor (Route 66, Adam 12, Life of Riley).
- Jean Audibert: French diplomat, ambassador to Austria, 1983-1985; Belgium, 1986; Algeria, 1988-1992.
- Esther Sandoval: actress and a pioneer in Puerto Rico's television.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1927 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Dancing Tambourine - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi - Gene Austin
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