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Thursday 13 December 1923

US date format: 12/13/1923, UK date format: 13/12/1923

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 13, 1923). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Antoni Tàpies and Edmond van Deusen. Slow as Lightning, directed by Grover Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Slow as Lightning

Directed by: Grover Jones

Starring: Kenneth MacDonald, Billy 'Red' Jones, Edna Pennington, Gordon Sackville

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The Great Outdoors

Directed by: Fred Guiol

Starring: Frank Butler, Laura Roessing, Sidney D'Albrook

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Augusto Genina

Starring: Pierre Magnier, Linda Moglia, Angelo Ferrari, Maurice Schutz

Country: United States

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The Dare-Devil

Directed by: Del Lord

Starring: Ben Turpin, Harry Gribbon, John J. Richardson, Kewpie Morgan

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Go West

Directed by: Edward Buzzell

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 December 1923 ?

  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Antoni Tàpies
  • Edmond van Deusen
  • Larry Doby: American baseball player and manager (d. 2003).
  • Antoni Tapies: Spanish/Catalan painter, sculptor and art theorist, who became one of the most famous European artists of his generation.
  • Edmond Van Deusen: British writer who served as the editor of a science magazine, as well as the author of "Contract Cohabitation" and "Astro-Genetics.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 13, 1923 - Geocentric view

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