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Monday 27 August 1923

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Don Grate and Jimmy Greenhalgh. Rosita, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, 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

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry

Country: United States

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Why Worry?

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, John Aasen

Country: United States

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Crainquebille

Directed by: Jacques Feyder

Starring: Maurice de Fraudy, Flix Oudart, Jean Forest

Country: United States

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Hollywood

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Hope Drown, Luke Cosgrave, George K. Arthur

Country: United States

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Little Old New York

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Marion Davies, Stephen Carr, J.M. Kerrigan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
  • Don Grate: American baseball and basketball player, a right-handed pitcher with the Philadelphia Phillies for 2 seasons in 1945-1946, and a small forward/shooting guard for the Sheboygan Redskins of the NBA.
  • Jimmy Greenhalgh: English footballer and manager (d. 2013).
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Music Charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Yes! We Have No Bananas - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra

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

  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1495
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1494
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1493

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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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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