Wednesday 29 August 1923
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lester Albert Trimble and Reinier Braams.
The White Sister, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1923 ?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- Lester Albert Trimble: Composer.
- Reinier Braams: Dutch biophysicist / MP (VVD).
- Hiralal Gaekwad: Indian cricketer.
- Jean Ache: French comic book author, animator and art connoisseur.
- Richard Attenborough: English actor, film director, producer and entrepreneur.
- Angela Gallo: American astrologer, co-editor and publisher of "The Rising Sign," 1971-1976 and co-author with Robert Prete of "Celebrity Horoscopes." Her particular skill was an outstanding ability in horary.
- Marmaduke Hussey: Baron Hussey of North Bradley English businessman (d. 2006)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1923 ?
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- Yes! We Have No Bananas - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra
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