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Friday 17 April 1925

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joyce Buck and John Yates bishop (Lambeth. The Wizard of Oz, directed by Larry Semon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925 while Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Wizard of Oz

Directed by: Larry Semon

Starring: Dorothy Dwan, Charles Murray, Oliver Hardy

Country: United States

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Whirlpool of Fate

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Catherine Hessling, Charlotte Clasis, Pierre Champagne

Country: United States

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The Monster

Directed by: Roland West

Starring: Lon Chaney, Johnny Arthur, Gertrude Olmstead

Country: United States

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Seven Chances

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Ruth Dwyer, T. Roy Barnes

Country: United States

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Lady of the Night

Directed by: Monta Bell

Starring: Norma Shearer, Malcolm McGregor, Dale Fuller

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1925 ?

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:
  • Joyce Buck: Actress / interior designer.
  • John Yates bishop (Lambeth: England).
  • Erich Gostl: German War Hero (d. 1990).
  • Carlo Di Palma: Italian cinematographer, renowned for his work on both colour and black-and-white films, whose most famous collaborations were with Michelangelo Antonioni and Woody Allen.
  • Arthur Larsen: American tennis player he won a Grand Slam in 1950 and was inducted into the International Hall of Fame in 1969.
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Facts:
  • New York Yankee Babe Ruth has ulcer surgery

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1925 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Cliff Edwards - Fascinating Rhythm
  2. How Do You Do? - Billy Jones & Ernest Hare
  3. I'll See You in My Dreams - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  4. O! Katharina - Ted Lewis & His Band

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1925?

  • Science: Science vol. 61 issue 1581
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lord Arthur Balfour -- Apr. 13, 1925
  • Science: Science vol. 61 issue 1580

Books

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

Glorious Apollo

By: E. Barrington

In writing the life of Byron in the form of a novel I have endeavored, as in The Divine Lady and in my other books, to touch biography with imagination and to present the essential truth as I see it, ...

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The Constant Nymph

By: Margaret Kenned

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Soundings

By: A. Hamilton Gibbs

pages look good and binding is tight. cover looks good as well.

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The Little French Girl

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

TITLE: THE LITTLE FRENCH GIRL By ANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK 1924 AUTHOR: ANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: GROSSET & DUNLAP, NY 1924 EDITION: First Edition assumed for Grosset CATEGORY: Children, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Blue

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