Saturday 27 October 1923
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ruby Dee in Cleveland and Monique Darbaud.
The Extra Girl, directed by F. Richard Jones, 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 27 October 1923 ?
- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- Ruby Dee in Cleveland: Ohio, USA; actress (Raisin in the Sun, Cat People).
- Monique Darbaud: France Actor.
- Roy Lichtenstein: NYC, New York -- Pop art painter (painted comic book panels).
- Ned Wertimer: American actor (d. 2013).
- In Germany, General Hans von Seeckt orders the ''Reichswehr'' to dissolve the Social Democratic-Communist government of Saxony, which was refusing to accept the authority of the ''Reich'' government.
- Turkey becomes a republic following the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire. Kemal Atatürk is elected as the president.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- When You Walked Out, Someone Else Walked Right In - Frank Crumit
- Cut Yourself a Piece of Cake - Ted Lewis & His Band
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