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Saturday 1 December 1923

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Morris and Stansfield Turner. The Ten Commandments, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923 while The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Theodore Roberts, Charles de Rochefort, Estelle Taylor

Country: United States

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Our Hospitality

Directed by: Jack Blystone

Starring: Buster Keaton, Natalie Talmadge, Joe Keaton

Country: United States

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The Extra Girl

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Mabel Normand, Ralph Graves, George Nichols

Country: United States

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A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Edna Purviance, Clarence Geldart, Carl Miller

Country: United States

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Adam's Rib

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Milton Sills, Elliott Dexter, Theodore Kosloff

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 December 1923 ?

Holidays:
  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
  • Angola's Pioneers' Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Morris : Belgian cartoonist, known for the comic western that he created in 1946, "Lucky Luke," the adventures of a poor lonesome cowboy with his talking horse, Jolly Jumper.
  • Stansfield Turner: American Navy Admiral and tenth director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 1977-1981.
  • William House: American otologist and physician (d. 2012).
  • Dick Shawn: American actor/comedian (Producers), dies on stage from a heart attack at age 63 (born 1924).
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Midnight Rose - Charles Hart

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1509
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1508
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1507

Books

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

The Enchanted April

By: Elizabeth von Arnim

The Enchanted April, by Elizabeth Von Amim, is a story of four women, all seeking a place to get away. A discreet advertisement in The Times, addressed "To Those who Appreciate Wistaria and Sunshine", offers a small medieval castle for ...

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

Prosperous and socially prominent, George Babbitt appears to have everything a man could wish: good health, a fine family, and a profitable business in a booming Midwestern city.

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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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Black Oxen

By: Gertrude Atherton

Black Oxen unites such unlikely topics as medical rejuvenation treatments, eugenics, American youth culture, and cross-generational relationships. The beautiful American widow of a Hungarian count, Mary Zattiany is fifty-eight years old; after receiving experimental “rejuvenation treatments” and returning to America, ...

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