Wednesday 23 May 1928
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rosemary Clooney and Pauline Julien.
Across to Singapore, directed by William Nigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 23 May 1928
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 23 May 1928!
Which were the important events of 23 May 1928 ?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- Rosemary Clooney: American band singer, pretty, likable, popular for many years and a huge hit in the '50s.
- Pauline Julien: Canadian singer-songwriter and actress (d. 1998).
- Nigel Davenport: British actor, after having worked as a disk jockey.
- Jean Markale: French writer, poet, radio show host, lecturer and high school teacher who lived in Brittany.
- Nina Otkalenko: in USSR; 800 metre runner (9 world records).
- Jeannie Carson: English-American actress and singer.
- André Schwarz-Bart: French novelist of Polish-Jewish origins.
- Rosemary Clooney in Maysville: Kentucky, USA; singer/Coronet paper towels spokeswoman.
- Bomb attack on Italian embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina; 22 die.