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Wednesday 17 October 1923

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Barney Kessel and Nel Noordzij. Dance or Die, directed by Ronald W. Munchkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
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Movies

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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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Scaramouche

Directed by: Rex Ingram

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

Country: United States

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Skylarking

Directed by: Roy Del Ruth

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • 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
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Facts:
  • Catholic University of Nijmegen Netherlands opens

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1923 ?

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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