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Monday 15 August 1921

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vittorio Caprioli and August Kowalczyk. Experience, directed by George Fitzmaurice, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921 while The Valley of Silent Men by James Oliver Curwood was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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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Carmen

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 15 August 1921 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Vittorio Caprioli: Italian film actor, director and screenwriter, who appeared in 109 films between 1946 and 1990.
  • August Kowalczyk: Polish actor and director (d. 2012).
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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Ain't We Got Fun? - Benson Orchestra of Chicago
  2. Van & Schenck - Ain't We got Fun?
  3. Peggy O'Neil - Billy Jones
  4. My Man (Mon Homme) - Aileen Stanley

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

  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1389
  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1388
  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1387

Books

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

The Valley of Silent Men

By: James Oliver Curwood

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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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

The first of Sinclair Lewis’s great successes, Main Street shattered the sentimental American myth of happy small-town life with its satire of narrow-minded provincialism. Reflecting his own unhappy childhood in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, Lewis’s sixth novel attacked the conformity and ...

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The Sheik

By: Edith M. Hull

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