Friday 4 May 1923
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eric Sykes and Ed Cassidy.
Drakula halála, directed by Kroly Lajthay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis 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 4 May 1923 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Eric Sykes: British actor and comedian.
- Ed Cassidy: American musician (Spirit).
- Godfrey Quigley: British actor (d. 1994).
- Assi Rahbani: Lebanese composer, singer (Rahbani Brothers) and producer (Born 1923).
- Stanley Biber: American physician, pioneer of transgender surgery (d. 2006).
- John Toner: American football player and coach (d. 2014)
- New York state revokes Prohibition law.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- You've Got to See Mama Ev'ry Night (Or You Can't See Mama at All) - Dolly Kay
- The Okeh Laughing Record - Okeh Laughing Record
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