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Friday 23 May 1919

1919-05-23

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Fool's Gold, directed by Laurence Trimble, 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 months ?

Fool's Gold

Directed by: Laurence Trimble

Starring: Mitchell Lewis, Wellington A. Playter, Florence Turner

Country: United States

Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Daddy-Long-Legs

Directed by: Marshall A. Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Milla Davenport, Percy Haswell

Country: United States

Blackie's Redemption

Directed by: John Ince

Starring: Bert Lytell, Alice Lake, Henry Kolker

Country: United States

The Delicious Little Devil

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Mae Murray, Richard Cummings, Harry L. Rattenberry

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 1919 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The University of California opens its second campus in Los Angeles. Initially called Southern Branch of the University of California (SBUC), it is eventually renamed the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Beautiful Ohio - Henry Burr
  2. I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  3. Sand Dunes - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra
  4. Arabian Nights - Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1273
  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1272
  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1271

Books

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

The Arrow of Gold

By: Joseph Conrad

One of the greatest English writers of the 19th century was a Polish-born man who couldn’t even speak English fluently until he had entered adulthood. Nevertheless, Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) went on to have a well-regarded literary career that bridged Romanticism ...

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Dangerous Days

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

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 Sky Pilot in No Man's Land

By: Ralph Connor

Ralph Connor was an acclaimed Presbyterian Church leader in Canada during the early 20th century, but today he is best known for being a novelist who wrote popular stories about the frontier.

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