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Wednesday 12 December 1923

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bob Barker in Darrington and Bob Dorough. Coeur Fidèle, directed by Jean Epstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Coeur Fidèle

Directed by: Jean Epstein

Starring: Lon Mathot, Gina Mans, Edmond Van Dale

Country: United States

The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Theodore Roberts, Charles de Rochefort, Estelle Taylor

Country: United States

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Our Hospitality

Directed by: Jack Blystone

Starring: Buster Keaton, Natalie Talmadge, Joe Keaton

Country: United States

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Chi to rei

Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi

Starring: Chiyoko Eguchi, Harue Ichikawa, Harue Koike

Country: United States

The Extra Girl

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Mabel Normand, Ralph Graves, George Nichols

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1923 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bob Barker in Darrington: Washington, USA; game show emcee (The Price is Right).
  • Bob Dorough: American jazz pianist/vocalist.
  • Bob Barker: American game show host and TV personality, Barker hosted "The Price is Right" for over three decades; it is the longest-running game show in American TV history.
  • Ken Kavanagh: Australian race car driver and motorcycle racer.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • In Italy, the Po River dam bursts, killing 600.

Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. The Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane - Fiddlin' John Carson
  2. I Wish I Had Someone to Cry Over Me - Lewis James
  3. That Old Gang of Mine - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1510
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1509
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1508

Books

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

Black Oxen

By: Gertrude Atherton

Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the ...

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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 is a novel that was written by Elizabeth von Arnim that tells the story of four very different women who go a vacation to Italy.

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Babbitt

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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Videogames

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