Friday 10 August 1923
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rhonda Fleming and Jean Graton.
Little Old New York, directed by Sidney Olcott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton 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 10 August 1923 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Rhonda Fleming: American actress, a beautiful redhead with dazzling green eyes who photographed great in Technicolor, often playing femme fatale roles.
- Jean Graton: French comic book author and cartoonist.
- Joseph Bialot
- Bill Doolittle: American football player and coach (d. 2014).
- Fred Ridgway: English cricketer and footballer (d. 2015).
- SM Sultan: Bangladeshi painter and illustrator (d. 1994).
- Gillian Brown: Diplomat.
- Rhonda Fleming in Hollywood: California, USA; actress (Spellbound).
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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