Tuesday 17 April 1923
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Drakula halála, directed by Kroly Lajthay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
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- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Harry Reasoner: American journalist and news anchor, one of the original anchors on the popular TV news shows, "60 Minutes.
- Lindsay Anderson: Indian-English actor director and screenwriter (d. 1994).
- Solly Hemus: American baseball player coach and manager.
- Neville McNamara: Australian air marshal (d. 2014).
- Gianni Raimondi: Italian tenor and actor (d. 2008).
- Lloyd Biggle Jr: United States -- Sci-fi author (Silence is Deadly)
- Norman Potter: Cabinetmaker designer / writer
- Harry Reasoner in Dakota City: Iowa, USA; newscaster (60 Minutes, ABC, CBS).
- Etienne Bally: French Olympian, a track and field athlete, he participated in the the 1948 Olympics in London and again in the 1952 games in Helsinki.
- Lon McCallister: American actor who received his first big break in "Stage Door Canteen," 1941, going on to star in "Home in Indiana," 1944. His first on-screen appearance was in the 1936 film, "Romeo and Juliet" and he did many small roles as an extra. He often played a juvenile lead in film. In 1944 he left the business to serve in the Army, returning three years later.
- Longest NL opening game, Phillies and Dodgers tie 5-5 in 14
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1923 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Carolina in the Morning - American Quartet
- Rose of the Rio Grande - Marion Harris
- You Tell Her - I Stutter - Van & Schenck
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