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Saturday 16 August 1919

1919-08-16

It was Saturday, 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
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Old Newspapers

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 16 August 1919 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • August 26 ampndash First Silesian Uprising: The Poles in Upper Silesia rise against the Germans.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Egyptland - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra
  2. Just as We Used to Do - Billy Murray
  3. Friends - Sterling Trio

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Magazine Covers

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

One of the greatest English writers of the 19th century was a Polish-born man who couldn’t even speak English fluently until he had entered adulthood. Nevertheless, Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) went on to have a well-regarded literary career that bridged Romanticism ...

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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

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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