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Friday 5 August 1921

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yves Vincent and Guy Brouty. Experience, directed by George Fitzmaurice, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921 while The Brimming Cup by Dorothy Canfield was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Conquering Power

Directed by: Rex Ingram

Starring: Alice Terry, Rudolph Valentino, Ralph Lewis

Country: United States

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The Golem

Directed by: Carl Boese

Starring: Paul Wegener, Albert Steinrck, Ernst Deutsch

Country: United States

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Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Pola Negri, Harry Liedtke, Leopold von Ledebur

Country: United States

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Anna Boleyn

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Henny Porten, Emil Jannings, Paul Hartmann

Country: United States

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Dream Street

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Carol Dempster, Charles Emmett Mack, Ralph Graves

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1921 ?

  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
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  • 1st radio baseball broadcast Pirates-8, Phillies-0 (KDKA, Pittsburgh)
  • Treaty of Berlin: US and Germany sign separate peace treaty

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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1921 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. I Used to Love You, but It's All Over Now - Frank Crumit
  2. Love Sends a Little Gift of Roses - Reinald Werrenrath
  3. Cherie - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra

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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1921?

  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1388
  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1387
  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1386


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

The Brimming Cup

By: Dorothy Canfield

This volume features six novels by Dorothy Canfield Fisher, best-selling American author in the early decades of the twentieth century, and a strong supporter of women's rights, racial equality, and lifelong education.

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The Age of Innocence

By: Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920, and later released by D.

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The Sheik

By: Edith M. Hull

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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