Monday 31 December 1923, NewYear’s Eve
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Audley Brindley and Hal Crisler.
Dance or Die, directed by Ronald W. Munchkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 31 December 1923
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Which were the important events of 31 December 1923 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Audley Brindley: American athlete, played pro basketball for one season in 1946-47.
- Hal Crisler: American athlete, he played pro basketball for Boston in the 1946-47 season.
- Giannis Dalianidis: Greek actor director and screenwriter (d. 2010).
- 1st transatlantic radio broadcast of a voice, Pittsburgh-Manchester
- BBC begins using Big Ben chime ID
- The chimes of Big Ben are broadcast on radio for the first time by the BBC.
- First transatlantic radio broadcast of a voice, Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) to Manchester (England).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1923 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- In a Covered Wagon with You - Benson Orchestra of Chicago
- Charleston - Arthur Gibbs & His Gang
- John McCormack - Love Sends a Little Gift of Roses