Friday 17 August 1923
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anton Kersjes and Larry Rivers [Grossberg].
Hollywood, directed by James Cruze, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 August 1923 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Anton Kersjes: Violinist / conductor (Amsterdam Philharmonic Orch).
- Larry Rivers [Grossberg]: NYC, New York -- Painter (Washington crossing Delaware-1953).
- Pierre Chaunu: French historian, specializing in Latin American history.
- Robert Sabatier: French poet and writer who authored numerous novels, essays and books of aphorisms and poems.
- Donald Seibert: Hamilton EXecutives.
- Larry Rivers: American painter and sculptor (d. 2002)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1923 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Swinging Down the Lane - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra
- Who's Sorry Now? - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
- Morning Will Come - Al Jolson
- Louisville Lou - Arthur Gibbs & His Gang
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