Thursday 14 August 1919


It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Mother and the Law, directed by D.W. Griffith, 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 Mother and the Law

The Mother and the Law

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, Miriam Cooper

Country: United States

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Directed by: George Foster Platt

Starring: Etna Ross, Tula Belle, Edith Lyle

Country: United States

Die Rache des Titanen

Die Rache des Titanen

Directed by: Fern Andra

Starring: Fern Andra, Johannes Riemann, Gustav Czimeg

Country: United States

The Mask

The Mask

Directed by: Ewald Andr Dupont

Starring: Lil Dagover, Wilhelm Diegelmann, Max Landa

Country: United States



Directed by: Eleuterio Rodolfi

Starring: Ruggero Ruggeri, Helena Makowska, Mercedes Brignone

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1919 ?

  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jo Frachon: French singer and musician.
  • Isaac Kidd: American military man who achieved the rank of Admiral in the US Navy; he is the son of a noted military officer killed at the attack on Pearl Harbor.
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  • White Sox Happy Felsch ties record of 4 outfield assists in a game
  • Yankee Muddy Ruel hits into a triple-play

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I'll Say She Does - Al Jolson
  2. Spirt of Independence March - Conway's Band

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1284


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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