Sunday 18 November 1923
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alan B Shepard Jr in East Derry and Robert Graf.
Coeur Fidèle, directed by Jean Epstein, 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 18 November 1923 ?
- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
- Roman festivals - day 1 Dios dedicated to the sun god by emperor Licinius
- Oman - National Holiday
- Alan B Shepard Jr in East Derry: New Hampshire, USA; Rear Admiral US Navy, astronaut (Mercury 3, Apollo 14).
- Robert Graf: German screen,stage,radio and tv actor.
- Jean Sahuquet: French Catholic clergyman, the Bischop of Tarbes and Lourdes from 1988 to 1998.
- Alan Shepard: American astronaut, the first American in space.
- Jean Cluzel: Moulins EXecutives.
- Anne Sargent: American actress (d. 2007)
- Ted Stevens: American soldier lawyer and politician (d. 2010)
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1923 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Georgia Blues - Ethel Waters
- No, No, Nora - Eddie Cantor
- I've Got the Yes! We Have No Bananas Blues - Eddie Cantor
- That Old Gang of Mine - Benson Orchestra of Chicago
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