Tuesday 24 December 1912


It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Call of the Bush, directed by Charles Woods, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
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 months ?

Call of the Bush

Call of the Bush

Directed by: Charles Woods

Starring: Mario Bonnard, Mary Cleo Tarlarini, Fernanda Negri Pouget

Country: United States

Le mystère des roches de Kador

Le mystère des roches de Kador

Directed by: Lonce Perret

Starring: Suzanne Grandais, mile Keppens, Lonce Perret

Country: United States

The Invaders

The Invaders

Directed by: Francis Ford

Starring: Robert Henderson-Bland, Gene Gauntier, Montague Sidney

Country: United States

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Bad Tölz - Naturaufnahme

Bad Tölz - Naturaufnahme

Directed by: Joseph Delmont

Starring: Charles Villiers

Country: United States



Directed by: Charles L. Gaskill

Starring: Helen Gardner, Pearl Sindelar, Miss Fielding

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 1912 ?

  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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  • Irving Fisher patents archiving system with index cards.
  • Merck files patent applications in Germany for synthesis of the entactogenic drug MDMA (''Ecstasy''), developed by Anton Köllisch.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1912 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. That's How I Need You - Henry Burr
  2. Silent Night, Hallowed Night - Elsie Baker
  3. I'd Love to Live in Loveland with a Girl Like You - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  4. Sardinia March - Sousa's Band

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

The Harvester by Gene Stratton Porter

The Harvester

By: Gene Stratton Porter

The Harvester is set in Gene Stratton Porter's Limberlost Swamp series. David Langston lives a simple life harvesting medicinal herbs to sell in the city. He believes that he has all that he needs in life, that is until he ...

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The Street Called Straight by Basil King

The Street Called Straight

By: Basil King

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.

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Their Yesterdays by Harold Bell Wright

Their Yesterdays

By: Harold Bell Wright

Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the ...

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The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Davies

The Melting of Molly

By: Maria Thompson Davies

The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection is a unique set of short stories, poems and novels from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. From tales of love, life and heartbreaking loss to humorous stories of ghost encounters, these volumes ...

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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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