Wednesday 24 October 1923
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Reed van Delft [Hendrika M Schwartz] and Sir Robin Day OBE.
The Extra Girl, directed by F. Richard Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Reed van Delft [Hendrika M Schwartz]: Actress (Golden draagkoets).
- Sir Robin Day OBE: British political broadcaster and commentator (d. 2000).
- Denise Levertov: British-American writer, a major contemporary poet with works that began to appear in journals early in WW II.
- Robin Day: English lieutenant and journalist (d. 2000).
- Gen Otto von Lossow calls Reichswehr to Berlin to form a dictatorship
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Dirty Hands! Dirty Face! - Marion Harris
- T'ain't Nobody's Biz-Ness if I Do - Bessie Smith
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