Wednesday 14 January 1925
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Yukio Mishima and Ugo Pecchioli.
As Man Desires, directed by Irving Cummings, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925
while Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs 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 14 January 1925 ?
- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
- Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
- Yukio Mishima: Japanese writer whose prolific output includes novels, short stories, plays and essays.
- Ugo Pecchioli: Italian politician, senator 1972, member of the European council.
- Jean-Claude Beton: Algerian-French engineer and businessman founded Orangina (d. 2013).
- Moscelyne Larkin: American ballerina (d. 2012).
- Louis Quilico: Canadian baritone (Born 1925).
- Willem Devout: self employed (V and Dreesmann), dies.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1925 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Somebody Loves Me - Marion Harris
- Lewis James - The Pal That I Loved (Stole the Gal I Loved)
- Tell Me, Dreamy Eyes - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
- Rose-Marie - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
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