Saturday 23 August 1924
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ephraim Kishon and Denis Sargan.
The Iron Horse, directed by Kevin Brownlow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924
while The Heirs Apparent by Philip Gibbs 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 23 August 1924 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Ephraim Kishon: Israeli author, dramatist, screenwriter, and Oscar-nominated film director.
- Denis Sargan: Econometrician.
- Edvard Fliflet Braein: Composer.
- Siti Hartinah Suharto: Wife of President Suharto of Indonesia.
- Robert Solow: American economist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Heinrich Berte: Austrian operetta composer (Born 1856).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1924 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Forget-Me-Not (Means Remember Me) - Benson Orchestra of Chicago
- Don't Mind the Rain - Blossom Seeley
- San - Ted Lewis & His Band
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