Sunday 16 November 1919


It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Anne of Green Gables, directed by William Desmond Taylor, 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 months ?

Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

Directed by: William Desmond Taylor

Starring: Mary Miles Minter, Paul Kelly, Marcia Harris

Country: United States

Male and Female

Male and Female

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Thomas Meighan, Theodore Roberts, Raymond Hatton

Country: United States

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Blind Husbands

Blind Husbands

Directed by: Erich Stroheim

Starring: Sam De Grasse, Francelia Billington, Erich von Stroheim

Country: United States

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The Dragon Painter

The Dragon Painter

Directed by: William Worthington

Starring: Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Edward Peil Sr.

Country: United States

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Dalagang bukid

Dalagang bukid

Directed by: Jose Nepomuceno

Starring: Atang Dela Rama, Mar I. Esmeralda

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1919 ?

  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
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  • After Entente pressure Romanian forces withdraw from Budapest and let Admiral Horthy to march in.
  • The confirmation is announced of Einstein's general relativity theory, tested by Arthur Eddington and Andrew Crommelin during a total solar eclipse on May 29, 1919 FirstScience.
  • The Treaty of Versailles fails a critical ratification vote in the United States Senate. It will never be ratified by the US.
  • The Treaty of Neuilly is signed between the Allies and Bulgaria.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. You Can't Get Lovin' Where There Ain't No Love - Nora Bayes
  2. Oh! How She Can Sing - Van & Schenck
  3. You Don't Need the Wine to Have a Wonderful Time - Eddie Cantor

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1298


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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Retro and Vintage gifts

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