Friday 24 August 1923
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Helena Carter [Helen Rickerts] and Pierre Barillet.
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 ?
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1923 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Helena Carter [Helen Rickerts]: US model / actress (River Lady).
- Pierre Barillet: French playwright who worked in close collaboration with Jean-Pierre Grédy.
- Maurice Bequart: French astrologer.
- Arthur Jensen: American educational psychologist at the University of California, Berkeley.
- Luigi Poli: Italian military.
- Jean-Marc Thibault: French actor (mainly in TV series) and filmmaker. In 1965 he met the actress Sophie Agacinski, with whom he had a son in 1968, and whom he married in 1983. Also known as humourist for his duets with Roger Pierre.
- Jean Thibault: France Actor
- Kate Douglas Wiggin: Author (US kindergarten movement), dies at 66.
- Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3 mile (14:11.2)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Marcheta - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
- Yes! We have No Bananas - Great White Way Orchestra (Vocal Billy Murray)
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?