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Tuesday 16 October 1923

US date format: 10/16/1923, UK date format: 16/10/1923

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 16, 1923). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Linda Darnell and Bert Kaempfert. Dance or Die, directed by Ronald W. Munchkin, 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 ?

Dance or Die

Directed by: Ronald W. Munchkin

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A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Edna Purviance, Clarence Geldart, Carl Miller, Lydia Knott

Country: United States

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Adam's Rib

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Milton Sills, Elliott Dexter, Theodore Kosloff, Anna Q. Nilsson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Rex Ingram

Starring: Lloyd Ingraham, Alice Terry, Ramon Novarro, Lewis Stone

Country: United States

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Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

Starring: Harry Gribbon, Lila Leslie, Kewpie Morgan, Alberta Vaughn

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • 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.
  • Bert Kaempfert: German orchestra leader and songwriter (d. 1980).
  • Italo Calvino: Journalist.
  • Bill McLaren: Bill McLaren was a Scottish rugby union commentator, teacher, journalist and one time rugby union player.
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  • 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.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 16, 1923 - Geocentric view

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. T'ain't Nobody's Biz-Ness if I Do - Bessie Smith
  2. Dirty Hands! Dirty Face! - Marion Harris

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