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Tuesday 17 April 1923

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lloyd Biggle Jr and Norman Potter. Drakula halála, directed by Kroly Lajthay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
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Movies

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Drakula halála

Directed by: Kroly Lajthay

Starring: Paul Askonas, Carl Goetz, Kroly Hatvani

Country: United States

The Bright Shawl

Directed by: John S. Robertson

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Dorothy Gish, Jetta Goudal

Country: United States

Safety Last!

Directed by: Fred Neymeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother

Country: United States

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Souls for Sale

Directed by: Rupert Hughes

Starring: Eleanor Boardman, Frank Mayo, Richard Dix

Country: United States

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Sodom und Gomorrha

Directed by: Mihály Kertész

Starring: Georg Reimers, Victor Varconi, Lucy Doraine

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lloyd Biggle Jr: United States -- Sci-fi author (Silence is Deadly).
  • Norman Potter: Cabinetmaker designer / writer.
  • Harry Reasoner in Dakota City: Iowa, USA; newscaster (60 Minutes, ABC, CBS).
  • Etienne Bally: French Olympian, a track and field athlete, he participated in the the 1948 Olympics in London and again in the 1952 games in Helsinki.
  • Lon McCallister: American actor who received his first big break in "Stage Door Canteen," 1941, going on to star in "Home in Indiana," 1944.
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Facts:
  • Longest NL opening game, Phillies and Dodgers tie 5-5 in 14

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Music Charts

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Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Carolina in the Morning - American Quartet
  2. Rose of the Rio Grande - Marion Harris
  3. You Tell Her - I Stutter - Van & Schenck

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  • Science: Science vol. 57 issue 1476
  • Science: Science vol. 57 issue 1475
  • Science: Science vol. 57 issue 1474

Books

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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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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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The Enchanted April

By: Elizabeth von Arnim

This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works.

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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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