Tuesday 16 October 1923
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Linda Darnell and Bill McLaren.
Cameo Kirby, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while His Children's Children by Arthur Train 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 16 October 1923 ?
- Linda Darnell: American glamorous actress, the daughter of a postal clerk and an ambitious stage mom who groomed her for show biz from the time she was five.
- Bill McLaren: Bill McLaren was a Scottish rugby union commentator, teacher, journalist and one time rugby union player.
- Bert Kaempfert: German orchestra leader and songwriter (d. 1980).
- Disney Co founded
- John Harwood patents self-winding watch (Switzerland)
- Walt and Roy Disney, as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio, sign a contract with M.J. Winkler Productions, a New York film distributor, to produce six Alice Comedy short films, for US$1500 each, with an option for six more.
- The Walt Disney Company is founded by Walt Disney and his brother, Roy Disney.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1923 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Love Tales - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra
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