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Monday 24 December 1923, Christmas Eve

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include George Patton IV and Wilton S. Black Oxen, directed by Frank Lloyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923 while His Children's Children by Arthur Train was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Theodore Roberts, Charles de Rochefort, Estelle Taylor

Country: United States

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Our Hospitality

Directed by: Jack Blystone

Starring: Buster Keaton, Natalie Talmadge, Joe Keaton

Country: United States

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The Extra Girl

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Mabel Normand, Ralph Graves, George Nichols

Country: United States

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A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Edna Purviance, Clarence Geldart, Carl Miller

Country: United States

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Three Ages

Directed by: Eddie Cline

Starring: Buster Keaton, Margaret Leahy, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 1923 ?

Holidays:
  • 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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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1923 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. My Sweetie Went Away - Billy Murray & Ed Smalle

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1923?

  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1512
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1511
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1510

Books

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

His Children's Children

By: Arthur Train

1923. Train was the former assistant district attorney in New York City. His interactions with clients, together with his experiences in the courtroom, provided the material for the more than 250 short stories and novels he would write during his ...

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

Prosperous and socially prominent, George Babbitt appears to have everything a man could wish: good health, a fine family, and a profitable business in a booming Midwestern city.

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The Enchanted April

By: Elizabeth von Arnim

The Enchanted April, by Elizabeth Von Amim, is a story of four women, all seeking a place to get away. A discreet advertisement in The Times, addressed "To Those who Appreciate Wistaria and Sunshine", offers a small medieval castle for ...

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Black Oxen

By: Gertrude Atherton

Black Oxen unites such unlikely topics as medical rejuvenation treatments, eugenics, American youth culture, and cross-generational relationships. The beautiful American widow of a Hungarian count, Mary Zattiany is fifty-eight years old; after receiving experimental “rejuvenation treatments” and returning to America, ...

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