Wednesday 1 August 1923


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Little Old New York, directed by Sidney Olcott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Little Old New York

Little Old New York

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Marion Davies, Stephen Carr, J.M. Kerrigan

Country: United States

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Directed by: Rupert Julian

Starring: Norman Kerry, Mary Philbin, Cesare Gravina

Country: United States

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Where the North Begins

Where the North Begins

Directed by: Chester M. Franklin

Starring: Claire Adams, Fred Huntley, Walter McGrail

Country: United States

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Human Wreckage

Human Wreckage

Directed by: John Griffith Wray

Starring: Dorothy Davenport, James Kirkwood, Bessie Love

Country: United States

The Shock

The Shock

Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: Lon Chaney, Virginia Valli, Jack Mower

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1923 ?

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean Prat: French rugby player, nicknamed ‘’Mr.
  • Howard Fish: American Air Force lieutenant general who was the assistant vice chief of staff of the U.S.
  • Devol Brett: American military, Major General for the U.S.
  • Paul Lambert: El Paso, Texas -- Actor (Tom-Executive Suite).
  • Yoshinao Nakada: Composer.
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1923 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. You've Gotta See Mama Every Night (Or You Can't See Mama At All) - Sophie Tucker
  2. Roses of Picardy - Paul Specht & His Orchestra
  3. Beside a Babbling Brook - Marion Harris

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1923?

  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1491


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton

Black Oxen

By: Gertrude Atherton

This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

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His Children's Children by Arthur Train

His Children's Children

By: Arthur Train

1923. Train was the former assistant district attorney in New York City. His interactions with clients, together with his experiences in the courtroom, provided the material for the more than 250 short stories and novels he would write during his ...

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The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim

The Enchanted April

By: Elizabeth von Arnim

This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works.

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Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis


By: Sinclair Lewis

Lewis’ scathing satire of middle-class America, Babbitt explores the social pressures of conformity and materialism. It tells the story of George Babbitt, a middle-aged family man who becomes disillusioned with both conformity and his belated attempts at rebellion.

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