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Monday 26 December 1921

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steve Allen and John Severin. Der Film ohne Namen, directed by Georg Alexander, 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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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 26 December 1921 ?

  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Steve Allen: American actor in film and TV, comedian, singer, master of ceremonies, host and writer of fiction (49 books), poetry, humor, mystery and scripts.
  • John Severin: American illustrator (d. 2012).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1921 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  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 ?

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 Valley of Silent Men

By: James Oliver Curwood

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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