Tuesday 18 September 1923
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include J T Mellema and Queen Anne.
Three Ages, directed by Eddie Cline, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- J T Mellema: Boer politician (CHU).
- Queen Anne: of Romania.
- Earl Gardner: American athlete, he played pro basketball in the NBA for one season, 1948-49.
- Les Pugh: American athlete, played pro-basketball in the NBA for two seasons beginning in 1948.
- Red Rocha: American athlete, played pro basketball for nine seasons beginning in 1947.
- Anne : Queen Anne of Romania
- Peter Smithson: English architect co-designed Robin Hood Gardens (d. 2003)
- Bertha Wilson: Scottish-Canadian lawyer and jurist 60th Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada (d. 2007)
- September 26 ampndash Newspaper printers strike in New York.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Dirty Hands! Dirty Face! - Irving Kaufman (Ben Selvin Orch)
- Bebe - Billy Jones
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