Wednesday 16 September 1925
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include B B King and B(lues) B(oy) King in Itta Bena.
The Circle, directed by Frank Borzage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925
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Which were the important events of 16 September 1925 ?
- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
- B B King: American musician.
- B(lues) B(oy) King in Itta Bena: Mississippi, USA; blues singer ("The Thrill is Gone").
- CJ Haughey: Irish politician who, as of 1990, was Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland and a member of the Fianna Fail Party.
- Jacques Dessemme: France sport Champion.
- Christian Cabrol: Chezy sur Marne physician.
- BB King: American R&B singer, considered by many to be the top blues master of his generation, putting out more than 70 albums. A workaholic and perfectionist, he had many tours and made a lot of money but most of it went to the U.S. government along with other pockets of extravagance or bad financial moves. His guitar and voice were formidable instruments, showcasing technique, phrasing, impact and sheer musicality.
- Charlie Byrd: American singer and guitarist (d. 1999)
- Charles Haughey: Irish accountant lawyer and politician 7th Taoiseach of Ireland (d. 2006)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1925 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Yes Sir, That's My Baby - Blossom Seeley
- Cheatin' on Me - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra
- Everything is Hotsy Totsy Now - Gene Austin
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