Friday 31 January 1919


It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Hard Boiled, directed by Victor L. Schertzinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
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 30 days ?

Hard Boiled

Hard Boiled

Directed by: Victor L. Schertzinger

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

Country: United States

A Romance of Happy Valley

A Romance of Happy Valley

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lydia Yeamans Titus, Robert Harron, Kate Bruce

Country: United States

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Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Kitty Gordon, Mahlon Hamilton, Wedgwood Nowell

Country: United States

Don't Change Your Husband

Don't Change Your Husband

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Elliott Dexter, Gloria Swanson, Lew Cody

Country: United States

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Auction of Souls

Auction of Souls

Directed by: Oscar Apfel

Starring: Aurora Mardiganian, Irving Cummings, Anna Q. Nilsson

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 1919 ?

  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jackie Robinson: American athlete, a baseball player who first stepped up to the plate to play pro ball as a 28-year-old rookie for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, changing the face of baseball forever and breaking the color barrier in major league sports.
  • Gwen Stoney: Australian astrologer, well respected.
  • Lord Lowry: .
See other famous people born on 31 January
Famous Deaths:
  • The Battle of George Square takes place in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Estonian Freedom War: The Red Army is expelled from the entire territory of Estonia.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Hindustan - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  2. Hatikva (Our Hope) - Alma Gluck

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1257


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

The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad

The Arrow of Gold

By: Joseph Conrad

The Arrow of Gold is an exploration of the dangerous appetites of men and of human vulnerability, as well as a profound meditation on the emotional boundary between people.

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Dangerous Days by Mary Roberts Rinehart

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

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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