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Thursday 16 January 1919

1919-01-16

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Auction of Souls, directed by Oscar Apfel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919 while The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse by Vicente Blasco Ibanez was one of the best selling books.
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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 ?

Auction of Souls

Directed by: Oscar Apfel

Starring: Aurora Mardiganian, Irving Cummings, Anna Q. Nilsson

Country: United States

The Lightning Raider

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Pearl White, Warner Oland, Henry G. Sell

Country: United States

Das Schicksal der Maria Keith

Directed by: Rudolf Walther-Fein

Starring: Hans Werder, Maria Zelenka, Hans Wallner

Country: United States

Your Wife and Mine

Directed by: Eve Dorrington

Starring: Dorothy Dalton, C.W. Mason, William Courtright

Country: United States

The Heart of Humanity

Directed by: Allen Holubar

Starring: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Robert Anderson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 1919 ?

Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
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Facts:
  • Prohibition ratified by 3 / 4 of states; Nebraska is 36th
  • Temperance movement: The United States ratifies the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, authorizing Prohibition in the United States one year after ratification.
  • World War I: A peace conference opens in Versailles, France.
  • Bentley Motors is founded in England.
  • The First Dáil Éireann meets in the Mansion House in Dublin.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. They'll Be Mighty Proud in Dixie of Their Old Black Joe - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  2. Beautiful Ohio - Prince's Orchestra
  3. Al Jolson - Tell That to the Marines

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1254
  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1253
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1252

Books

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

The Arrow of Gold

By: Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad was a prominent British writer who is considered to be one of the greatest authors in English literature. Conrad joined the British merchant marine when he was 20 years old and many of his stories are set at ...

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Dangerous Days

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

The darkening storm of the first World War threatens to tear apart the lives of a group of friends. At the eye of the storm is Clayton Spencer, an ambitious businessman, who must risk everything to be with the woman ...

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The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land

By: Ralph Connor

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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