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Wednesday 21 May 1919

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mark Wood and Lord Maxwell. Fool's Gold, directed by Laurence Trimble, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Fool's Gold

Directed by: Laurence Trimble

Starring: Mitchell Lewis, Wellington A. Playter, Florence Turner

Country: United States

Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Daddy-Long-Legs

Directed by: Marshall A. Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Milla Davenport, Percy Haswell

Country: United States

Blackie's Redemption

Directed by: John Ince

Starring: Bert Lytell, Alice Lake, Henry Kolker

Country: United States

The Delicious Little Devil

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard

Starring: Mae Murray, Richard Cummings, Harry L. Rattenberry

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 1919 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mark Wood: Bishop (Ludlow).
  • Lord Maxwell: senator/professor (college of Justice Scotland).
  • Élina Labourdette: French actress, who died on 30 September 2014 at Mesnil-le-Roi.
  • George Mitchell: American businessman, real estate developer and philanthropist from Texas credited with pioneering the economic extraction of shale gas.
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1919 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Beautiful Ohio - Henry Burr
  2. Arabian Nights - Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra
  3. I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  4. Sand Dunes - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1919?

  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1272
  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1271
  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1270

Books

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

The Arrow of Gold

By: Joseph Conrad

The classic book.

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Dangerous Days

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

If you're a fan of tightly plotted historical mysteries, don't miss Mary Roberts Rinehart's Dangerous Days. This tale blends disparate elements such as industrial spies, intrigue among the American aristocracy, and the political and social climate that led up to ...

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The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land

By: Ralph Connor

Ralph Connor was an acclaimed Presbyterian Church leader in Canada during the early 20th century, but today he is best known for being a novelist who wrote popular stories about the frontier.

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