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Sunday 24 August 1919

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer] and Nils Viggo Bentzon. The Hoodlum, directed by Sidney A. Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919 while The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Hoodlum

Directed by: Sidney A. Franklin

Starring: Mary Pickford, Ralph Lewis, Kenneth Harlan

Country: United States

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The Miracle Man

Directed by: George Loane Tucker

Starring: Lon Chaney, Betty Compson, Joseph J. Dowling

Country: United States

The Mother and the Law

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, Miriam Cooper

Country: United States

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Deliverance

Directed by: George Foster Platt

Starring: Etna Ross, Tula Belle, Edith Lyle

Country: United States

Die Rache des Titanen

Directed by: Fern Andra

Starring: Fern Andra, Johannes Riemann, Gustav Czimeg

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1919 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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Facts:
  • Cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Oh My Dear! - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
  2. Mammy O' Mine - Yerkes Jazarimba Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1286
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1285
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1284

Books

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

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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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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