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Thursday 16 August 1923

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 16, 1923). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shimon Peres and Charles H Roan. Little Old New York, directed by Sidney Olcott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
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What the sky looked like on 16 August 1923

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Movies

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Little Old New York

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Marion Davies, Stephen Carr, J.M. Kerrigan, Harrison Ford

Country: United States

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Polly Wolly Doodle

Directed by: Not specifed

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Kill or Cure

Directed by: Scott Pembroke

Starring: Stan Laurel, Katherine Grant, Noah Young, Eddie Baker

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Where the North Begins

Directed by: Chester M. Franklin

Starring: Rin Tin Tin, Claire Adams, Fred Huntley, Walter McGrail

Country: United States

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Kinky

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1923 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Famous Birthdays:
  • Shimon Peres: Israeli politician born in the USSR, a cabinet minister and colleague of Rabin, co-architect of the peace process in the mid-east.
  • Charles H Roan
  • Charles Roan: American military, United States Marine who sacrificed his life on 18 September 1944 to save those of four fellow Marines in the landing on Peleliu during World War II.
  • Joe Hutton: Northumbrian piper / shepherd.
  • Millôr Fernandes: Brazilian journalist and playwright (d. 2012).
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Planetary positions on August 16, 1923 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1923 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Marcheta - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
  2. Yes! We have No Bananas - Great White Way Orchestra (Vocal Billy Murray)
  3. Swinging Down the Lane - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra

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