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Saturday 24 February 1923

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Soyer and Pierre Dumayet. Othello, directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923 while Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Othello

Directed by: Dimitri Buchowetzki

Starring: Emil Jannings, Werner Krauss, Ica von Lenkeffy

Country: United States

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Salome

Directed by: Charles Bryant

Starring: Mitchell Lewis, Alla Nazimova, Rose Dione

Country: United States

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Lederstrumpf

Directed by: Arthur Wellin

Starring: Edward Eyseneck

Country: United States

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Dr. Jack

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, John T. Prince

Country: United States

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The Toll of the Sea

Directed by: Chester M. Franklin

Starring: Anna May Wong, Kenneth Harlan, Beatrice Bentley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 1923 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Soyer: American cellist (d. 2010).
  • Pierre Dumayet: French journalist, writer and producer, who participated in the beginnings of French television.
  • Maurice Garrel: French film actor who appeared in over a hundred films and was nominated twice for a César Award for best supporting actor: in 1991 for "La Discrète" and in 2005 for "Kings and Queen.
  • Jean Dubaco: France Writer.
  • Robert-André Vivien: St-Mandé Politician.
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Facts:
  • Flying Scotsman goes into service
  • Mass arrests in US of Mafia.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Way Down Yonder in New Orleans - Blossom Seeley
  2. You Remind Me of My Mother - Henry Burr

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 57 issue 1469
  • Science: Science vol. 57 issue 1468
  • Science: Science vol. 57 issue 1467

Books

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

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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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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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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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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