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Monday 17 September 1923

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 17, 1923). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hank Williams and John Hale. A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
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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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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry, Kate Lester

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hank Williams: American musician, a country western singer and songwriter who wrote about 125 songs with no formal musical training, without knowing a note of music.
  • Lee Kuan Yew: Statesman.
  • John Hale: Linguist.
  • Bob Rothel: American baseball player, a right-handed third baseman who played four games with the Cleveland Indians in April 1945.
  • Ralph Sharon: English-American pianist composer and conductor (d. 2015).
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Facts:
  • A major fire in Berkeley, California erupts, consuming some 640 structures, including 584 homes in the densely built neighborhoods north of the campus of the University of California.

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