Saturday August 23, 1902

US date format: 8/23/1902, UK date format: 23/8/1902

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 23, 1902). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leni Riefenstahl and Mario Tessarotto. A Trip to the Moon, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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A Trip to the Moon

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès, Victor André, Bleuette Bernon, Brunnet

Caught in the Undertow

Jeffries-Fitzsimmons Reproduction Prize Fight Films

A Heavy Surf at Atlantic City

The King of Detectives


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 23, 1902?


  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 23, 1902?

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. The Mansion of Aching Hearts - Byron G. Harlan

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