Saturday 1 September 1923


It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The White Sister, directed by Henry King, 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 this week ?

The White Sister

The White Sister

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Lillian Gish, Ronald Colman, Gail Kane

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Mary Pickford, Holbrook Blinn, Irene Rich

Country: United States

Why Worry?

Why Worry?

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, John Aasen

Country: United States

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jacques Feyder

Starring: Maurice de Fraudy, Flix Oudart, Jean Forest

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 September 1923 ?

  • Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
  • Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • Church of England - Saint Giles
  • Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
Famous Birthdays:
  • Theo H Joekes: Journalist / Dutch MP (VVD).
  • Lucien-Emile Bardonne: French prelate who was bishop of Châlons en Champagne from 16 September 1973 to 1 September 1998.
  • Rocky Marciano: American boxer who won the heavyweight title in 1952 by defeating Joe Walcott.
  • Kenneth Thomson: 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet Canadian businessman and art collector (d. 2006).
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  • 18th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)
  • 7.9 earthquake strikes Tokyo andYokohama, kills 142,000
  • US beats Australia in tennis, for their fourth straight Davis Cup.
  • The Great Kanto earthquake devastates Tokyo and Yokohama, killing about 105,000 people.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Yes! We Have No Bananas - Selvin's Orchestra
  2. Who's Sorry Now? - Marion Harris
  3. Baby Won't You Please Come Home Blues - Bessie Smith
  4. Aunt Hagar's Blues - Ted Lewis & His Band

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1496


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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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