Wednesday 1 October 1919


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Dragon Painter, directed by William Worthington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
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 ?

The Dragon Painter

The Dragon Painter

Directed by: William Worthington

Starring: Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Edward Peil Sr.

Country: United States

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Dalagang bukid

Dalagang bukid

Directed by: Jose Nepomuceno

Starring: Atang Dela Rama, Mar I. Esmeralda

Country: United States

Back to God's Country

Back to God's Country

Directed by: David M. Hartford

Starring: Nell Shipman, Charles Arling, Wheeler Oakman

Country: United States

Der Herr der Liebe

Der Herr der Liebe

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Carl de Vogt, Gilda Langer, Erika Unruh

Country: United States

The Hoodlum

The Hoodlum

Directed by: Sidney A. Franklin

Starring: Mary Pickford, Ralph Lewis, Kenneth Harlan

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1919 ?

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 01 October
Famous Deaths:
  • World Series #16 begins as a best of 9 affair, Chicago White Sox intentionally throw this series to satisfy gamblers (The Black Sox Scandal).

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1919 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. The Vamp - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
  2. Take Your Girlie to the Movies (If You Can't Make Love at Home) - Billy Murray
  3. Take Me to the Land of Jazz - Marion Harris
  4. The Vamp - Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1919?

  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1291


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

The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad

The Arrow of Gold

By: Joseph Conrad

The Arrow of Gold is an exploration of the dangerous appetites of men and of human vulnerability, as well as a profound meditation on the emotional boundary between people.

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Dangerous Days by Mary Roberts Rinehart

Dangerous Days

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor

The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land

By: Ralph Connor

Ralph Connor was an acclaimed Presbyterian Church leader in Canada during the early 20th century, but today he is best known for being a novelist who wrote popular stories about the frontier.

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Retro and Vintage gifts

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