Saturday 1 September 1923
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Theo H Joekes and Lucien-Emile Bardonne.
The White Sister, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 1 September 1923 ?
- Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
- Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- Church of England - Saint Giles
- Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
- Libya - Revolution Day (1969)
- Russia - Knowledge Day
- Singapore - Teacher's Day
- Start of the partridge-shooting season ("St.Partridge").
- Slovakia - Constitution Day
- Start of cold season.
- Start of new school year in many countries.
- Theo H Joekes: Journalist / Dutch MP (VVD).
- Lucien-Emile Bardonne: French prelate who was bishop of Châlons en Champagne from 16 September 1973 to 1 September 1998.
- Rocky Marciano: American boxer who won the heavyweight title in 1952 by defeating Joe Walcott.
- Kenneth Thomson: 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet Canadian businessman and art collector (d. 2006).
- 18th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)
- 7.9 earthquake strikes Tokyo andYokohama, kills 142,000
- US beats Australia in tennis, for their fourth straight Davis Cup.
- The Great Kanto earthquake devastates Tokyo and Yokohama, killing about 105,000 people.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1923 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Yes! We Have No Bananas - Selvin's Orchestra
- Who's Sorry Now? - Marion Harris
- Baby Won't You Please Come Home Blues - Bessie Smith
- Aunt Hagar's Blues - Ted Lewis & His Band
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