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Thursday 25 December 1919, Christmas

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Naushad Ali and Paul David. Kämpfende Gewalten oder Welt ohne Krieg, directed by Fritz Bernhardt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Kämpfende Gewalten oder Welt ohne Krieg

Directed by: Fritz Bernhardt

Starring: Magnus Stifter, Grete Reinwald, Alf Blutecher

Country: United States

A Man from Nowhere

Directed by: Francis Ford

Starring: Jack Hoxie, Frederick Moore, Pansy Porter

Country: United States

Tristan and Isolde

Directed by: Maurice Mariaud

Starring: Albert Bras, Tania Daleyme, Sylvio De Pedrelli

Country: United States

Shakuntala

Directed by: Suchet Singh

Starring: Dorothy Kingdon, Goharjaan, Samson

Country: United States

The Greatest Question

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Ralph Graves

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 December 1919 ?

Holidays:
  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Naushad Ali: Indian composer and director (d. 2006).
  • Paul David: Canadian cardiologist and politician founded the Montreal Heart Institute (d. 1999).
  • Noele Gordon: English actress (Born 1919.
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Facts:
  • Cliftonhill Stadium in Coatbridge opens (the home of the Albion Rovers F.C.) They lose the match 2–0 to St. Mirren.
  • John Maynard Keynes' book ''The Economic Consequences of the Peace'' is published in the UK.
  • Earl W. Bascom, rodeo cowboy and artist, along with his father John W. Bascom at Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, designs and makes rodeo's first reverse-opening side-delivery bucking chute, now the world standard.
  • ''Les Champs Magnetiques'', the first automatic book, is written by André Breton and Philippe Soupault.
  • XWA (now CINW), in Montreal, Quebec, becomes the first public radio station in North America to go on the air.

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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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

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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