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Tuesday 23 December 1919

1919-12-23

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Greatest Question, directed by D.W. Griffith, 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 ?

The Greatest Question

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Ralph Graves

Country: United States

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When the Clouds Roll by

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Albert MacQuarrie, Kathleen Clifford

Country: United States

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The First Men in the Moon

Directed by: Bruce Gordon

Starring: Bruce Gordon, Heather Thatcher, Hector Abbas

Country: United States

Victory

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Jack Holt, Seena Owen, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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The Darkest Hour

Directed by: Paul Scardon

Starring: Harry T. Morey, Anna Lehr, Jean Paige

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 1919 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
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Facts:
  • 1st hospital ship built to move wounded naval personnel launched
  • Alice H Parker patents gas heating furnace.
  • Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 becomes law in the UK.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Roses of Picardy - John McCormack
  2. A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody - Sam Ash

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1303
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1302
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1301

Books

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

The Arrow of Gold

By: Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad was a prominent British writer who is considered to be one of the greatest authors in English literature. Conrad joined the British merchant marine when he was 20 years old and many of his stories are set at ...

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Dangerous Days

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

The darkening storm of the first World War threatens to tear apart the lives of a group of friends. At the eye of the storm is Clayton Spencer, an ambitious businessman, who must risk everything to be with the woman ...

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The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land

By: Ralph Connor

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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