Sunday 19 August 1923
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Hollywood, directed by James Cruze, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 August 1923 ?
- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
- National Aviation Day, USA
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 19 August
- Vilfredo Pareto: Italian engineer, sociologist, economist, political scientist, and philosopher.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1923 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Swinging Down the Lane - Ben Bernie & His Orchestra
- Marcheta - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
- Yes! We have No Bananas - Great White Way Orchestra (Vocal Billy Murray)
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