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Saturday 1 September 1923

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Theo H Joekes and Lucien-Emile Bardonne. The White Sister, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923 while His Children's Children by Arthur Train was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The White Sister

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Lillian Gish, Ronald Colman, Gail Kane

Country: United States

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Why Worry?

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, John Aasen

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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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry

Country: United States

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Hollywood

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Hope Drown, Luke Cosgrave, George K. Arthur

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 September 1923 ?

Holidays:
  • Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
  • Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • Church of England - Saint Giles
  • Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
Famous Birthdays:
  • Theo H Joekes: Journalist / Dutch MP (VVD).
  • Lucien-Emile Bardonne: French prelate who was bishop of Châlons en Champagne from 16 September 1973 to 1 September 1998.
  • Rocky Marciano: American boxer who won the heavyweight title in 1952 by defeating Joe Walcott.
  • Kenneth Thomson: 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet Canadian businessman and art collector (d. 2006).
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Facts:
  • 18th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)
  • 7.9 earthquake strikes Tokyo andYokohama, kills 142,000
  • US beats Australia in tennis, for their fourth straight Davis Cup.
  • The Great Kanto earthquake devastates Tokyo and Yokohama, killing about 105,000 people.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Aunt Hagar's Blues - Ted Lewis & His Band
  2. Yes! We Have No Bananas - Selvin's Orchestra
  3. Who's Sorry Now? - Marion Harris
  4. Baby Won't You Please Come Home Blues - Bessie Smith

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What news were making the headlines those days in September 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 ?

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, 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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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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