Friday 24 August 1923
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Helena Carter [Helen Rickerts] and Pierre Barillet.
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 24 August 1923 ?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
- Helena Carter [Helen Rickerts]: US model / actress (River Lady).
- Pierre Barillet: French playwright who worked in close collaboration with Jean-Pierre Grédy.
- Maurice Bequart: French astrologer.
- Arthur Jensen: American educational psychologist at the University of California, Berkeley.
- Luigi Poli: Italian military.
- Jean-Marc Thibault: French actor (mainly in TV series) and filmmaker. In 1965 he met the actress Sophie Agacinski, with whom he had a son in 1968, and whom he married in 1983. Also known as humourist for his duets with Roger Pierre.
- Jean Thibault: France Actor
- Kate Douglas Wiggin: Author (US kindergarten movement), dies at 66.
- Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3 mile (14:11.2)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Marcheta - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
- Yes! We have No Bananas - Great White Way Orchestra (Vocal Billy Murray)
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