Thursday 28 August 1919
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ernest H Martin [Markowitz] and Godfrey Hounsfield.
Der Herr der Liebe, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
while The Desert of Wheat by Zane Gre 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 28 August 1919 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Ernest H Martin [Markowitz]: Producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line).
- Godfrey Hounsfield: English biophysicist and engineer Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2004).
- General John Smuts becomes Premier of South Africa
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1919 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Oh My Dear! - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
- Mammy O' Mine - Yerkes Jazarimba Orchestra
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