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Tuesday 23 December 1919

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kenneth M Taylor and Jacques Bourlaud. When the Clouds Roll by, directed by Victor Fleming, 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 30 days ?

When the Clouds Roll by

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Albert MacQuarrie, Kathleen Clifford

Country: United States

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The Greatest Question

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Ralph Graves

Country: United States

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The First Men in the Moon

Directed by: Bruce Gordon

Starring: Bruce Gordon, Heather Thatcher, Hector Abbas

Country: United States

Victory

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Jack Holt, Seena Owen, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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The Darkest Hour

Directed by: Paul Scardon

Starring: Harry T. Morey, Anna Lehr, Jean Paige

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 1919 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
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Facts:
  • 1st hospital ship built to move wounded naval personnel launched
  • Alice H Parker patents gas heating furnace.
  • Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 becomes law in the UK.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody - Sam Ash
  2. Roses of Picardy - John McCormack

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1303
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1302
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1301

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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