Wednesday 21 September 1921


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Fortunato, 3. Teil - Der letzte Atemzug, directed by Karl Halden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Fortunato, 3. Teil - Der letzte Atemzug

Fortunato, 3. Teil - Der letzte Atemzug

Directed by: Karl Halden

Starring: Oscar Marion, Peggy Longard, Paul Ludwig

Country: United States

Das wandernde Bild

Das wandernde Bild

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Mia May, Hans Marr, Harry Frank

Country: United States

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The Affairs of Anatol

The Affairs of Anatol

Directed by: Wallace Reid

Starring: Mary Pickford, Claude Gillingwater, Joseph J. Dowling

Country: United States



Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Ernst Lubitsch, Pola Negri, Paul Wegener

Country: United States

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The Wolverine

The Wolverine

Directed by: William Bertram

Starring: Helen Gibson, Jack Connolly, Leo D. Maloney

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 September 1921 ?

  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
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  • Gas explodes at Bradishe Aniline chemical works in Germany, 565 die
  • Pope Benedictus XV donates 1 million lire to feed Russians
  • A storage silo in Oppau, Germany, explodes, killing 500-600 people.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Learn to Smile - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  2. Down Home Blues - Ethel Waters
  3. The Young Prince and the Young Princess - Philadelphia Orchestra (Leopold Stokowski, Conductor)
  4. Jazz Me Blues - Original Dixieland Jazz Band

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

  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1394


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

Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

The first of Sinclair Lewis’s great successes, Main Street shattered the sentimental American myth of happy small-town life with its satire of narrow-minded provincialism. Reflecting his own unhappy childhood in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, Lewis’s sixth novel attacked the conformity and ...

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The Brimming Cup by Dorothy Canfield

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

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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