Wednesday 1 July 1925
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Farley Granger and Leon Knopoff.
Cyrano de Bergerac, directed by Augusto Genina, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925
while Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 July 1925 ?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
- Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day.
- Farley Granger: American actor who apprenticed in youthful little theater and signed a studio contract at 17.
- Leon Knopoff: American professor of physics and geophysics.
- New York Giant Hack Wilson hits 2 HRs in 3rd inning beating Phillies, 16-7
- SDAP wins 4 chairs in Second-Parliamentary election
- Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs created in United Kingdom.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1925 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Listening - Grace Moore
- Yearning (Just For You) - Gene Austin
- Sweet Georgia Brown - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra
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