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Wednesday 30 April 1919

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Valeer [Valerius V] van Kerkhove and Franéois Brigneau. Blackie's Redemption, directed by John Ince, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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

Halbblut

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Ressel Orla, Carl de Vogt, Gilda Langer

Country: United States

Ingeborg Holm

Directed by: Victor Sjstrm

Starring: Hilda Borgstrm, Aron Lindgren, Erik Lindholm

Country: United States

Hard Boiled

Directed by: Victor L. Schertzinger

Starring: Dorothy Dalton, C.W. Mason, William Courtright

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 April 1919 ?

Holidays:
  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
  • LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
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Facts:
  • Phillies beat Brooklyn Dodgers 9-0 in 20 innings
  • Several bombs are intercepted in the first wave of the 1919 United States anarchist bombings.
  • A large left-wing demonstration in France leads to a violent confrontation with the police.
  • Riots break out in Cleveland, Ohio 2 people are killed, 40 injured, and 116 arrested.
  • Weimar Republic troops and the Freikorps occupy Munich and crush the Bavarian Soviet Republic.

Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Madelon - Victor Military Band
  2. Arthur Fields - How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1269
  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1268
  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1267

Books

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

The Arrow of Gold

By: Joseph Conrad

The pages which follow have been extracted from a pile of manuscript which was apparently meant for the eye of one woman only. She seems to have been the writer’s childhood’s friend.

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Dangerous Days

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Mary Roberts Rinehart was a prolific writer that is often referred to as the American Agatha Christie. Rinehart’s mystery novels are still treasured by millions of readers today and she is the source of the famous phrase “The butler did ...

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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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Videogames

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