Tuesday 17 July 1923
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alain Terrane and John Cooper.
Merry-Go-Round, directed by Rupert Julian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis 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 ?
Which were the important events of 17 July 1923 ?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
- Feast Day of St Cynllo
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
- Alain Terrane: France Actor.
- John Cooper: English car designer co-founded the Cooper Car Company (d. 2000).
- Carl Mays gives up 13 runs and 20 hits in 13-0 lose to Cleveland Indians.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Wildflower - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra
- Trot Along - Benson Orchestra of Chicago
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?