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Wednesday 23 April 1919

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dorian Leigh and Talivaldis Kenins. Blackie's Redemption, directed by John Ince, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919 while The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Don't Change Your Husband

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Elliott Dexter, Gloria Swanson, Lew Cody

Country: United States

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A Romance of Happy Valley

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lydia Yeamans Titus, Robert Harron, Kate Bruce

Country: United States

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The Heart of Humanity

Directed by: Allen Holubar

Starring: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Robert Anderson

Country: United States

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The Squaw Man

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Elliott Dexter, Ann Little, Katherine MacDonald

Country: United States

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Judex

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Ren Crest, Musidora, Ren Poyen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 1919 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
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Facts:
  • Major leagues open a reduced 140-game season.
  • The Constituent Assembly of Estonia convenes its first session.
  • The ''Bauhaus'' architectural movement is founded in Weimar, Germany.
  • ANZAC day is observed for the first time in Australia.
  • Pancho Villa takes Parral, Chihuahua, in Mexico, and executed by hanging both the mayor and his two sons.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Beautiful Ohio - Sam Ash

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1268
  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1267
  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1266

Books

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

The Arrow of Gold

By: Joseph Conrad

Reflecting Conrad's genius for narrative that focuses on the quest for inner truths, The Arrow of Gold is an exploration of the dangerous appetites of men and of human vulnerability, as well as a profound meditation on the emotional boundary ...

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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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Dangerous Days

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

The darkening storm of the first World War threatens to tear apart the lives of a group of friends. At the eye of the storm is Clayton Spencer, an ambitious businessman, who must risk everything to be with the woman ...

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