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Saturday 24 December 1921, Christmas Eve

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bill Dudley NFL halfback (Pittsburgh . Tol'able David, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921 while The Mysterious Rider by Zane Gre was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Tol'able David

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Gladys Hulette, Walter P. Lewis

Country: United States

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Orphans of the Storm

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Joseph Schildkraut

Country: United States

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A Sailor-Made Man

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Noah Young

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Fern Andra, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski, Ernst Gronau

Country: United States

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Herr Arnes pengar

Directed by: Mauritz Stiller

Starring: Erik Stocklassa, Bror Berger, Richard Lund

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 1921 ?

  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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  1. Saturday - Nora Bayes

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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1921?

  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1408
  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1407
  • Science: Science vol. 54 issue 1406


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

The Brimming Cup

By: Dorothy Canfield

This volume features six novels by Dorothy Canfield Fisher, best-selling American author in the early decades of the twentieth century, and a strong supporter of women's rights, racial equality, and lifelong education.

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The Sheik

By: Edith M. Hull

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

The first of Sinclair Lewis’s great successes, Main Street shattered the sentimental American myth of happy small-town life with its satire of narrow-minded provincialism. Reflecting his own unhappy childhood in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, Lewis’s sixth novel attacked the conformity and ...

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