Thursday 31 May 1923
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Wolfgang Lesser and Clint Rainier III.
The White Rose, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis 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 31 May 1923 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Wolfgang Lesser: Composer.
- Clint Rainier III: Prince of Monaco (1949-).
- Donald Kinman: American homicide; liked to strangle his women while making love.
- Ellsworth Kelly: American painter, sculptor and artist.
- Rainier: Monaco royalty, ruler of a principality of 370 acres, which under the terms of the Treaty of 1918 with France, will fall under French rule if the royal family dies out.
- Rainier III: Prince of Monaco (d. 2005)
- China and the USSR exchange diplomats
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1923 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Dreamy Melody - Art Landry & His Orchestra
- Saw Mill River Road - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
- You Know You Belong to Somebody Else (So Why Don't You Leave Me Alone) - Henry Burr
- Underneath the Mellow Moon - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
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