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Wednesday 15 August 1923

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Simon Peres [Persky] and Rose Marie in New York City. Hollywood, directed by James Cruze, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Hollywood

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Hope Drown, Luke Cosgrave, George K. Arthur

Country: United States

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Little Old New York

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Marion Davies, Stephen Carr, J.M. Kerrigan

Country: United States

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Merry-Go-Round

Directed by: Rupert Julian

Starring: Norman Kerry, Mary Philbin, Cesare Gravina

Country: United States

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Where the North Begins

Directed by: Chester M. Franklin

Starring: Claire Adams, Fred Huntley, Walter McGrail

Country: United States

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Human Wreckage

Directed by: John Griffith Wray

Starring: Dorothy Davenport, James Kirkwood, Bessie Love

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1923 ?

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
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Facts:
  • Eamon de Valera arrested in Irish Free State
  • Mexico and US reaches accord over oil concession of 1917

Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Who's Sorry Now? - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
  2. Morning Will Come - Al Jolson
  3. Louisville Lou - Arthur Gibbs & His Gang

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1493
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1492
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1491

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 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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