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Friday 31 August 1923

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Larry White Grayson and Serafina K "Sera" Anstadt. The White Sister, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The White Sister

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Lillian Gish, Ronald Colman, Gail Kane

Country: United States

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Rosita

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Mary Pickford, Holbrook Blinn, Irene Rich

Country: United States

Why Worry?

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, John Aasen

Country: United States

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry

Country: United States

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Crainquebille

Directed by: Jacques Feyder

Starring: Maurice de Fraudy, Flix Oudart, Jean Forest

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1923 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Facts:
  • League of Nations gives Belgium mandate of Ruanda-Urundi (was German)

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1923 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Yes! We Have No Bananas - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1496
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1495
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1494

Books

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

Black Oxen

By: Gertrude Atherton

Black Oxen is a novel By Gertrude Atherton. Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton (October 30, 1857 – June 14, 1948) was a prominent and prolific American author.

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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

The Enchanted April is a novel that was written by Elizabeth von Arnim that tells the story of four very different women who go a vacation to Italy.

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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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