Wednesday 1 January 1919, NewYear’s Day
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include J D Salinger and Sheila Mercier.
Your Wife and Mine, directed by Eve Dorrington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
while The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1919 ?
- J D Salinger: American novelist (d. 2010).
- Sheila Mercier: British actress, a longtime star of the TV soap "Emmerdale Farm.
- JD Salinger: American writer with a minimum output and excessively reclusive, but famed as a cult favorite.
- Rocky Graziano: American boxer and actor (d. 1990).
- Carole Landis: Fairchild, Wisconsin -- Actress (One Million BC, Topper Returns).
- J Salinger: American soldier and author (d. 2010)
- Yoshio Tabata: Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2013)
- Mikhail Drozdovsky: Ukrainian-Russian general (d. 1918).
- Belorussian SSR established.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1919 ?
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- Hindustan - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
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