Thursday 9 January 1919


It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Lightning Raider, directed by George B. Seitz, 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 30 days ?

The Lightning Raider

The Lightning Raider

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Pearl White, Warner Oland, Henry G. Sell

Country: United States

Das Schicksal der Maria Keith

Das Schicksal der Maria Keith

Directed by: Rudolf Walther-Fein

Starring: Hans Werder, Maria Zelenka, Hans Wallner

Country: United States

Your Wife and Mine

Your Wife and Mine

Directed by: Eve Dorrington

Starring: Dorothy Dalton, C.W. Mason, William Courtright

Country: United States

The Heart of Humanity

The Heart of Humanity

Directed by: Allen Holubar

Starring: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Robert Anderson

Country: United States

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The Squaw Man

The Squaw Man

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Elliott Dexter, Ann Little, Katherine MacDonald

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1919 ?

  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
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  • Friedrich Ebert orders the Freikorps into action in Berlin.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. O Death, Where is Thy Sting? - Bert Williams
  2. Oh How I Wish I Could Sleep Until My Daddy Comes Back Home - Henry Burr
  3. Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 (Anitra's Dance) - Philadelphia Orchestra (Leopold Stokowski, Conductor)
  4. When You Come Back, and You Will Come Back - Orpheus Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1253


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

Retro and Vintage gifts

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