Monday 23 May 1921
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Loren Tindall and James [Benjamin] Blish US/United Kingdom.
Carmen, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
while The Mysterious Rider by Zane Gre was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 23 May 1921 ?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- Loren Tindall: Oklahoma, United States -- Actor (Meet Me on Broadway, Girl of Limberlost).
- James [Benjamin] Blish US/United Kingdom: sci-fi author (Hugo, Star Trek Reader).
- Montague Modlyn: broadcaster.
- Sanderson Temple: circuit judge.
- James Blish: American book reviewer, editor and author of popular science fiction that includes "The Seedling Stars," 1956 and "Cities in Flight," 1969.
- Humphrey Lyttelton: British musician, a jazz trumpeter and band leader. In the last 36 years of his life, Lyttelton was known for his sharp dry wit (sometimes risque at a time when risque humor was rarely heard) and his sense of comic timing on the zany radio program, "I'm sorry I Haven't a Clue."
- Edna Skinner: American actress and singer (d. 2003)
- Shuffle Along 1st black musical comedy, opens in New York City
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1921 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Make Believe - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
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