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Saturday 20 August 1921

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jacqueline Susann and Jack Wilson. 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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Old Newspapers

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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 20 August 1921 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Facts:
  • 35th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats M Browne (46 64 62)

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Some Little Bird - Coon-Sanders Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1390
  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1389
  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1388

Books

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 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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