What Happened on January 10, 1927

Historical Events

  • Fritz Lang's silent film "Metropolis" premieres in Berlin
  • Howard Lindsay and Bertrand Robinson's stage comedy "Tommy", starring Alan Bunce, Peg Entwistle, and Sidney Toler, opens at the Gaiety Theatre, NYC; runs for 232 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Basu Chatterjee, Indian film director (Rajanigandha, Chhoti Si Baat), born in Ajmer, Merwara, British India (d. 2020)
  • Gisele MacKenzie [LaFl├Ęche], Canadian singer and actress (Your Hit Parade), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2003)
  • Johnnie Ray, American pop singer (Cry), born in Dallas, Oregon (d. 1990)
  • Lee Philips, American actor and director (Peyton Place, Ellery Queen), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1999)
  • Otto Stich, Swiss politician, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 2012)
Born in 1927

About January 10, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn