Friday 16 March 1923
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Heinz Wallberg and Marcel Jol.
The Covered Wagon, directed by James Cruze, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim 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 16 March 1923 ?
- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
- Saint Benedicta (+1260)
- Saint Agapitus
- The first day of the Bacchanalia in ancient Rome
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Who Cares? - Al Jolson
- Broken Hearted Melody - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
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