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Tuesday 19 August 1919

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Roger Stephane and Malcolm Forbes. The Miracle Man, directed by George Loane Tucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 1919 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roger Stephane: French journalist and the founder of France Observateur, 1950.
  • Malcolm Forbes: CEO (Forbes Publishing), dies of a heart attack at age 70 (born 1919).
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Facts:
  • Afghanistan gains full independence from the United Kingdom.

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

How is this book unique? Font adjustments & biography included Unabridged (100% Original content) Illustrated About The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad The Arrow of Gold is a novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1919.

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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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Videogames

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