Thursday 30 August 1923
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Roger Pierre and Elias Victor Seixas.
The White Sister, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 30 August 1923 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Roger Pierre: French humourist and actor, widely known for his role of Jean Le Gall in "Mon Oncle d'Amérique".
- Elias Victor Seixas: United States -- Mixed double tennis player (Wimbeld 1953-56).
- Gerhard Wimberger: Austria -- Composer (Glove).
- Barbara Ansell: British physician, founder of paediatric rheumatology (d. 2001).
- Charmian Clift: Australian journalist and author (d. 1969).
- William Duell: American actor and singer (d. 2011).
- Nate Saint: American Evangelical Christian missionary (d. 1956).
- Vic Seixas: American tennis player.
- Hurricane season begins, with a tropical storm northeast of Turks and Caicos.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1923 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Yes! We Have No Bananas - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?