Friday 17 August 1923
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Hollywood, directed by James Cruze, 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 in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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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
- Robert Sabatier: French poet and writer who authored numerous novels, essays and books of aphorisms and poems.
- Pierre Chaunu: French historian, specializing in Latin American history.
- Donald Seibert: Hamilton EXecutives.
- Larry Rivers: American painter and sculptor (d. 2002).
- Anton Kersjes: Violinist / conductor (Amsterdam Philharmonic Orch).
- Larry Rivers [Grossberg]: NYC, New York -- Painter (Washington crossing Delaware-1953)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1923 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Who's Sorry Now? - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
- Morning Will Come - Al Jolson
- Louisville Lou - Arthur Gibbs & His Gang
- Swinging Down the Lane - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra
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