Monday 17 October 1921
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include George Mackay Brown and Pricilla Lanford Buckly.
Mysteries of India, Part I: Truth, directed by Joe May, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
while Main Street by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 17 October 1921 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- George Mackay Brown: Scottish Poet (d.1996).
- Pricilla Lanford Buckly: Editor / columnist (National Review).
- George Brown: Scottish poet, author and dramatist, whose work has a distinctly Orcadian character.
- Tom Poston: American actor whose medium was television, appearing on a half-dozen varied series.
- Thoams Poston: Columbus Actor.
- René Florio: Henin-Liétard Journalist
- Joseph Pasteur: Bastia Journalist
- Roger Mouly: Ussel physician
- Priscilla Buckley: American journalist and author (d. 2012)
- Maria Gorokhovskaya: USSR -- Gymnist (1952 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
- Katherine Griffith: Actress (Pollyanna), dies at 45.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1921 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Sweetheart - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
- Learn to Smile - John McCormack
- Cherie - Nora Bayes
- Deep in Your Eyes - Prince's Orchestra
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