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Wednesday 17 September 1919

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include René Chesnau and Rene Chesnau. Back to God's Country, directed by David M. Hartford, 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 ?

Back to God's Country

Directed by: David M. Hartford

Starring: Nell Shipman, Charles Arling, Wheeler Oakman

Country: United States

Der Herr der Liebe

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Carl de Vogt, Gilda Langer, Erika Unruh

Country: United States

The Hoodlum

Directed by: Sidney A. Franklin

Starring: Mary Pickford, Ralph Lewis, Kenneth Harlan

Country: United States

The Miracle Man

Directed by: George Loane Tucker

Starring: Lon Chaney, Betty Compson, Joseph J. Dowling

Country: United States

The Mother and the Law

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, Miriam Cooper

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1919 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
  • René Chesnau: French champion wrestler, he participated in the Greco-Roman wrestling events at the 1948 and 1952 Olympic games.
  • Rene Chesnau: France sport Champion.
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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles - Helen Clark & George Wilton Ballard
  2. It's Nobody's Business but My Own - Bert Williams
  3. Everybody Wants a Key to My Cellar - Bert Williams
  4. Beautiful Ohio - Fritz Kreisler
  5. Anything is Nice if it Comes from Dixie - American Quartet

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

  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1289
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1288
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1287

Books

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

The Arrow of Gold

By: Joseph Conrad

The pages which follow have been extracted from a pile of manuscript which was apparently meant for the eye of one woman only. She seems to have been the writer’s childhood’s friend.

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Dangerous Days

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Mary Roberts Rinehart was a prolific writer that is often referred to as the American Agatha Christie. Rinehart’s mystery novels are still treasured by millions of readers today and she is the source of the famous phrase “The butler did ...

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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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