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Sunday 16 September 1923

1923-09-16

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Zaza, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
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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 ?

Zaza

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Gloria Swanson, H.B. Warner, Ferdinand Gottschalk

Country: United States

Scaramouche

Directed by: Rex Ingram

Starring: Lloyd Ingraham, Alice Terry, Ramon Novarro

Country: United States

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Red Lights

Directed by: Clarence G. Badger

Starring: Marie Prevost, Raymond Griffith, Johnnie Walker

Country: United States

The White Sister

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Lillian Gish, Ronald Colman, Gail Kane

Country: United States

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Rosita

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Mary Pickford, Holbrook Blinn, Irene Rich

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1923 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lee Kuan Yew: Minister Mentor of Singapore.
  • Lee Yew: Singaporean politician, who was the first Prime Minister of Singapore, governing for three decades (3 June 1959 – 28 November 1990).
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Bebe - Billy Jones
  2. Dirty Hands! Dirty Face! - Irving Kaufman (Ben Selvin Orch)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1498
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1497
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1496

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

A recipe for happiness: four women, one medieval Italian castle, plenty of wisteria, and solitude as needed.The women at the center of The Enchanted April are alike only in their dissatisfaction with their everyday lives.

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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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