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Friday 19 August 1921

1921-08-19

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Experience, directed by George Fitzmaurice, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Experience

Directed by: George Fitzmaurice

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Reginald Denny, John Miltern

Country: United States

Shame

Directed by: Emmett J. Flynn

Starring: John Gilbert, Michael D. Moore, Frankie Lee

Country: United States

The Conquering Power

Directed by: Rex Ingram

Starring: Alice Terry, Rudolph Valentino, Ralph Lewis

Country: United States

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L'immortale

Directed by: Guido Parish

Starring: Marcella Albani, Mario De Vito, Roberto Villani

Country: United States

Dainanko kûsunoki ko îhidaiki

Directed by: Matsunosuke Onoe

Starring: Marcella Albani, Mario De Vito, Roberto Villani

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 1921 ?

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:
  • Gene Roddenberry: American writer best known for creating the TV series "Star Trek" which ran on NBC from its debut on 9/08/1966 for three years, 78 episodes.
  • Pierre Buser: Strasbourg physician.
  • Philip A Potter: Dominica -- Secretary General World council of Churches.
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Facts:
  • Ty Cobb, is 4th to get 3,000 hits

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1921 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Ain't We Got Fun? - Benson Orchestra of Chicago
  2. Ain't We got Fun? - Van & Schenck
  3. Peggy O'Neil - Billy Jones
  4. My Man (Mon Homme) - Aileen Stanley

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1921?

  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1390
  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1389
  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1388

Books

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

Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

Carol Milford is a young, liberated woman from Saint Paul, Minnesota, who marries a small-town doctor named Will Kennicott. Persuaded to move to Gopher Prairie, her husband’s home-town, Carol is horrified to find herself living in an ugly, back-water community.

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The Brimming Cup

By: Dorothy Canfield

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 Age of Innocence

By: Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920, and later released by D.

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