Wednesday 8 August 1923
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Esther Williams in Inglewood and Roger Decorte.
Little Old New York, directed by Sidney Olcott, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1923 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Isham Jones & His Orchestra - Swingin' Down the Lane
- Aggravatin' Papa - Sophie Tucker
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?