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Saturday 12 May 1923

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ewart G Abner and Lord Laing. Haha, directed by Hotei Nomura, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Haha

Directed by: Hotei Nomura

Starring: Yoshiko Kawada, Tsuzuya Moroguchi, Sumiko Kurishima

Country: United States

Drakula halála

Directed by: Kroly Lajthay

Starring: Paul Askonas, Carl Goetz, Kroly Hatvani

Country: United States

The Bright Shawl

Directed by: John S. Robertson

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Dorothy Gish, Jetta Goudal

Country: United States

Safety Last!

Directed by: Fred Neymeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother

Country: United States

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Souls for Sale

Directed by: Rupert Hughes

Starring: Eleanor Boardman, Frank Mayo, Richard Dix

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1923 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ewart G Abner: Record company executive.
  • Lord Laing: English biscuit manufacturer / pilot / multi-millionaire.
  • Hector Laing: Scottish businessman, Director of Bank of England from 1973-1991 and a Director of Exxon Corporation from 1984-1994.
  • Giovanni Testori: Italian writer, novelist, screenwriter, playwright and critic.
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Facts:
  • 49th Preakness: Benny Marinelli aboard Vigil wins in 1:53.6.

Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Tiger Rag - Ted Lewis & His Band
  2. Faded Love Letters - Henry Burr

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 57 issue 1480
  • Science: Science vol. 57 issue 1479
  • Science: Science vol. 57 issue 1478

Books

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

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

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 1922 novel by British-American writer Elizabeth von Arnim. The work was inspired by a month-long holiday to the Italian Riviera, probably the most widely read (as an English and American best seller in 1923) and ...

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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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