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Tuesday 20 November 1923

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Beryl Sprinkel and Nadine Gordimer. The Ten Commandments, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
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Movies

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Coeur Fidèle

Directed by: Jean Epstein

Starring: Lon Mathot, Gina Mans, Edmond Van Dale

Country: United States

The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Theodore Roberts, Charles de Rochefort, Estelle Taylor

Country: United States

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Our Hospitality

Directed by: Jack Blystone

Starring: Buster Keaton, Natalie Talmadge, Joe Keaton

Country: United States

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Chi to rei

Directed by: Kenji Mizoguchi

Starring: Chiyoko Eguchi, Harue Ichikawa, Harue Koike

Country: United States

The Extra Girl

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Mabel Normand, Ralph Graves, George Nichols

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
  • Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
  • United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
  • UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Beryl Sprinkel: Missouri, United States -- Economist (Council of Economic Advisers).
  • Nadine Gordimer: South African writer and political activist, Nobel Prize in Literature (1991).
  • Danny Dayton: American actor and director (d. 1999).
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Facts:
  • Garrett Morgan invents and patents the traffic signal.
  • Rentenmark replaces the Papiermark as the official currency of Germany at the exchange rate of one Rentenmark to One Trillion (One Billion on the long scale) Papiermark

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1923 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. No, No, Nora - Eddie Cantor
  2. I've Got the Yes! We Have No Bananas Blues - Eddie Cantor
  3. That Old Gang of Mine - Benson Orchestra of Chicago
  4. Georgia Blues - Ethel Waters

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Magazine Covers

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  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1507
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1506
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1505

Books

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

Lewis’ scathing satire of middle-class America, Babbitt explores the social pressures of conformity and materialism. It tells the story of George Babbitt, a middle-aged family man who becomes disillusioned with both conformity and his belated attempts at rebellion.

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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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Black Oxen

By: Gertrude Atherton

This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

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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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