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Tuesday 24 May 1921

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robert Wilson and Maria Michi. Carmen, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921 while Main Street by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Carmen

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Pola Negri, Harry Liedtke, Leopold von Ledebur

Country: United States

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Anna Boleyn

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Henny Porten, Emil Jannings, Paul Hartmann

Country: United States

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Dream Street

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Carol Dempster, Charles Emmett Mack, Ralph Graves

Country: United States

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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Starring: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher

Country: United States

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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Directed by: Rex Ingram

Starring: Rudolph Valentino, Alice Terry, Pomeroy Cannon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 1921 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st parliament for Northern Ireland elected
  • British Legion is formed.
  • The trial of Sacco and Vanzetti opens.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1921 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Make Believe - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 53 issue 1377
  • Science: Science vol. 53 issue 1376
  • Science: Science vol. 53 issue 1375

Books

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

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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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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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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