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Friday 15 August 1919

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ménie Grégoire and Dina Wadia. The Mother and the Law, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Mother and the Law

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, Miriam Cooper

Country: United States

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Deliverance

Directed by: George Foster Platt

Starring: Etna Ross, Tula Belle, Edith Lyle

Country: United States

Die Rache des Titanen

Directed by: Fern Andra

Starring: Fern Andra, Johannes Riemann, Gustav Czimeg

Country: United States

The Mask

Directed by: Ewald Andr Dupont

Starring: Lil Dagover, Wilhelm Diegelmann, Max Landa

Country: United States

Hamlet

Directed by: Eleuterio Rodolfi

Starring: Ruggero Ruggeri, Helena Makowska, Mercedes Brignone

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1919 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ménie Grégoire: French journalist, feminist activist, author, and radio presenter, well-known for his program "Allo Ménie!" (1957-81) where she tried to resolve sexual relationship issues.
  • Dina Wadia: Daughter of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the Founder of Pakistan.
  • Huntz Hall: NYC, New York -- Actor (Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game).
  • Benedict Kiely: Irish journalist and author (d. 2007).
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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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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1919?

  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1285
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1284
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1283

Books

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

The Arrow of Gold

By: Joseph Conrad

The pages which follow have been extracted from a pile of manuscript which was apparently meant for the eye of one woman only. She seems to have been the writer’s childhood’s friend.

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Dangerous Days

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Mary Roberts Rinehart was a prolific writer that is often referred to as the American Agatha Christie. Rinehart’s mystery novels are still treasured by millions of readers today and she is the source of the famous phrase “The butler did ...

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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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