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Wednesday 28 February 1923

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charles Durning and Charles Durning in Highland Falls. Mad Love, directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923 while The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim was one of the best selling books.
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Directed by: Dimitri Buchowetzki

Starring: Emil Jannings, Werner Krauss, Ica von Lenkeffy

Country: United States

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Directed by: Charles Bryant

Starring: Mitchell Lewis, Alla Nazimova, Rose Dione

Country: United States

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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 28 February 1923 ?

  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
  • Saint Romanus (died 463)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Charles Durning: American actor and singer (d. 2012).
  • Charles Durning in Highland Falls: New York, USA; actor (Dog Day Afternoon, Fury, The Sting, Tootsie).
  • Michel Garcin: French artistic director and producer of Erato Records who built up the label's catalogue with contemporary French composers such as Henri Dutilleux and French artists: Jean-François Paillard (234 records), Marie-Claire Alain (234 records), Maurice André (198 records), Jean-Pierre Rampal (127 records), and Lily Laskine.
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  • Swedish King Gustaaf V begins state visit to the Netherlands

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

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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


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

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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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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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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