Thursday 13 October 1921


It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). I Accuse, directed by Abel Gance, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
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 ?

I Accuse

I Accuse

Directed by: Abel Gance

Starring: Romuald Joub, Sverin-Mars, Maryse Dauvray

Country: United States

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Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle

Directed by: Edward I. Luddy

Starring: Thomas Jefferson, Milla Davenport, Daisy Jefferson

Country: United States

Don Carlos

Don Carlos

Directed by: Giulio Antamoro

Starring: Rodolfo Badaloni, Ruggero Barni, Alfredo Bertone

Country: United States

Fortunato, 3. Teil - Der letzte Atemzug

Fortunato, 3. Teil - Der letzte Atemzug

Directed by: Karl Halden

Starring: Oscar Marion, Peggy Longard, Paul Ludwig

Country: United States

Das wandernde Bild

Das wandernde Bild

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Mia May, Hans Marr, Harry Frank

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 1921 ?

  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Harper MacKay: Boston, Massachusetts -- Orchestra leader (NBC Follies).
  • Salvador Minuchin: Argentinean psychiatrist who founded the concept of family therapy and, along with Carl Whitaker, created the idea of structural therapy, a method of treatment that addresses the entire social unit instead of just the individual.
  • Yves Montand: Italian actor, singer, mime and dancer.
See other famous people born on 13 October
  • New York Giants beat New York Yankees, five games to three in 18th World Series.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1921 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Enrico Caruso - Dreams of Long Ago
  2. Down Yonder - Peerless Quartet

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1921?

  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1397


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

Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

Carol Milford is a young, liberated woman from Saint Paul, Minnesota, who marries a small-town doctor named Will Kennicott. Persuaded to move to Gopher Prairie, her husband’s home-town, Carol is horrified to find herself living in an ugly, back-water community.

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The Brimming Cup by Dorothy Canfield

The Brimming Cup

By: Dorothy Canfield

Lounging idly in the deserted little waiting-room was the usual shabby, bored, lonely ticket-seller, prodigiously indifferent to the grave beauty of the scene before him and to the throng of ancient memories jostling him where he stood.

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The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence

By: Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920, and later released by D.

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