Thursday 22 February 1923


It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Othello, directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?



Directed by: Dimitri Buchowetzki

Starring: Emil Jannings, Werner Krauss, Ica von Lenkeffy

Country: United States

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Directed by: Charles Bryant

Starring: Mitchell Lewis, Alla Nazimova, Rose Dione

Country: United States

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The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon

Directed by: W. Bowden

Starring: Molly Adair, Val Chard, Dick Cruickshanks

Country: United States

Mist in the Valley

Mist in the Valley

Directed by: Cecil M. Hepworth

Starring: Alma Taylor, G.H. Mulcaster, James Carew

Country: United States

The Pilgrim

The Pilgrim

Directed by: Edna Purviance

Starring: Theodore Roberts, Charles de Rochefort, Estelle Taylor

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1923 ?

  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bleddyn Williams: Welsh rugby player (d. 2009).
  • Jean-Charles Edeline: French businessman, the CEO of the French production company 'Société française de production' (SFP), a major player in the audiovisual and cinematographic service in France.
  • Bram Goldsmith: American executive and CEO in charge of City National Bank.
  • François Cavanna: French satirical editor of Italian descent, he contributed to the creation of Hara Kiri (magazine) and Charlie Hebdo in 1970 with his friend Georges Bernier (aka Professeur Choron) and Fred.
  • Richard Ogilvie: American politician who became the Governor of Illinois.
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Famous Deaths:
  • 1st successful chinchilla farm in US (Los Angeles, California)
  • Transcontinental airmail service begins
  • The United States begins the first transcontinental air mail route.
  • First successful chinchilla farm in US (Los Angeles, California).

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Bees' Knees - Ted Lewis & His Band
  2. Toot Toot Tootsie (Goo'bye) - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 57 issue 1468


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

Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton

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

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

The Enchanted April

By: Elizabeth von Arnim

This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works.

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Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis


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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Retro and Vintage gifts

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