Monday 8 August 1921
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Experience, directed by George Fitzmaurice, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1921 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Esther Williams: American actress and swimmer who, as a professional swimming champ, became an aquatic leading lady in many extravaganzas in the '50s and '60s, a total of 26 movies, mostly when wet.
- John Herbert Chapman: British physicist (d. 1979).
- William Asher: American director producer and screenwriter (d. 2012).
- Webb Pierce: American country singer ("Bye Bye Love"), dies of cancer at age 64.
- Vulimiri Ramalingaswami: Indian pathologist and academic (d. 2001).
- Roger Nixon: Composer
- Juhani Aho: Fins journalist / writer (Panu, Tuomio), dies at 59.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1921 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Down Yonder - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare
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