Tuesday 21 August 1923
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Schenkel in Biuppus and Don Slater.
Hollywood, directed by James Cruze, 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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Which were the important events of 21 August 1923 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Chris Schenkel in Biuppus: Indiana, USA; sportscaster (Monday Night Fights).
- Don Slater: American gay rights activist, publisher and editor.
- Franc Ricciardi: Glen Ridge EXecutives.
- Keith Allen: Canadian-American ice hockey player coach and manager (d. 2014).
- Mario Pinzón: French-Colombian educator and politician (d. 2013).
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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