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Thursday 19 May 1921

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charles van and Daniel Gélin. Carmen, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921 while The Sheik by Edith M. Hull was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

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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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher

Country: United States

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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Directed by: Rex Ingram

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Alice Terry, Pomeroy Cannon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 May 1921 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
  • Theophilus of Corte
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Facts:
  • Congress sharply curbs immigration, setting a national quota system
  • The U.S. Congress passes the Emergency Quota Act establishing national quotas on immigration.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Spread Yo' Stuff - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra
  2. Do You Ever Think of Me? - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  3. Moonbeams - All-Star Trio
  4. Look for the Silver Lining - Charles Harrison & Edna Brown (Elsie Baker)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 53 issue 1376
  • Science: Science vol. 53 issue 1375
  • Science: Science vol. 53 issue 1374

Books

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

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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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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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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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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