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Tuesday 9 December 1919

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include William Douce and William Lipscomb. Victory, directed by Maurice Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Victory

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Jack Holt, Seena Owen, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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The Darkest Hour

Directed by: Paul Scardon

Starring: Harry T. Morey, Anna Lehr, Jean Paige

Country: United States

Anne of Green Gables

Directed by: William Desmond Taylor

Starring: Mary Miles Minter, Paul Kelly, Marcia Harris

Country: United States

Male and Female

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Thomas Meighan, Theodore Roberts, Raymond Hatton

Country: United States

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Blind Husbands

Directed by: Erich Stroheim

Starring: Sam De Grasse, Francelia Billington, Erich von Stroheim

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 December 1919 ?

Holidays:
  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
  • Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
Famous Birthdays:
  • William Douce: American business executive: president, chairman and chief executive officer at Phillips Petroleum Co.
  • William Lipscomb: American physical chemist who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1976 for his research on the structure and bonding of boron compounds and the general nature of chemical bonding.
  • Robert Loron: Chambon-la-For?t Military man.
  • V Dakshinamoorthy: Indian singer-songwriter (d. 2013).
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Mandy - Van & Schenck
  2. Yearning - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1301
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1300
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1299

Books

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

The Arrow of Gold

By: Joseph Conrad

The Arrow of Gold is a novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1919. It was originally titled "The Laugh" and published serially in Lloyd's Magazine from December 1918 to February 1920.

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Dangerous Days

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Published in 1919, and set on the eve of America's entry into World War I, this complex, multi-generational family drama focuses on an ambitious businessman, Clayton Spencer, who is increasingly estranged from his wife and rebellious son, Graham.

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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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