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Friday 23 February 1923

1923-02-23

It was Friday, 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
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Movies

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

Othello

Directed by: Dimitri Buchowetzki

Starring: Emil Jannings, Werner Krauss, Ica von Lenkeffy

Country: United States

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Salome

Directed by: Charles Bryant

Starring: Mitchell Lewis, Alla Nazimova, Rose Dione

Country: United States

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The Blue Lagoon

Directed by: W. Bowden

Starring: Molly Adair, Val Chard, Dick Cruickshanks

Country: United States

Mist in the Valley

Directed by: Cecil M. Hepworth

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

Country: United States

The Pilgrim

Directed by: Edna Purviance

Starring: Theodore Roberts, Charles de Rochefort, Estelle Taylor

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 February 1923 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dante Lavelli: American football player inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1975.
  • Miljenko Smoje: Croatian journalist and screenwriter (d. 1995).
  • Rafael Bruno: Uruguayan jurist and politician President of Uruguay (d. 2014).
  • Ioannis Grivas: Greek judge and politician 176th Prime Minister of Greece.
  • Mary Shura: American author (d. 1991).
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Facts:
  • German Republic day with laws against worker.
  • Great Britain lowers import duty on German products from 26 percent to 5 percent.
  • Albert Einstein visits Barcelona, Spain, at the invitation of scientist Esteban Terradas i Illa.
  • March ndash ''Antigone'' by Jean Cocteau appears on a Paris stage (settings by Pablo Picasso, music by Arthur Honegger, and costumes by Gabrielle Chanel). Antonin Artaud plays the part of Tiresias.
  • The ''USS Connecticut'' is decommissioned.

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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. Toot Toot Tootsie (Goo'bye) - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare
  2. Bees' Knees - Ted Lewis & His Band

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

  • Science: Science vol. 57 issue 1469
  • Science: Science vol. 57 issue 1468
  • Science: Science vol. 57 issue 1467

Books

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

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

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

A recipe for happiness: four women, one medieval Italian castle, plenty of wisteria, and solitude as needed.The women at the center of The Enchanted April are alike only in their dissatisfaction with their everyday lives.

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Babbitt

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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