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Wednesday 29 August 1923

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lester Albert Trimble and Reinier Braams. The White Sister, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The White Sister

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Lillian Gish, Ronald Colman, Gail Kane

Country: United States

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Rosita

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Mary Pickford, Holbrook Blinn, Irene Rich

Country: United States

Why Worry?

Directed by: Fred Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, John Aasen

Country: United States

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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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Crainquebille

Directed by: Jacques Feyder

Starring: Maurice de Fraudy, Flix Oudart, Jean Forest

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1923 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Music Charts

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

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

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Magazine Covers

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

Lee Clavering (Tearle), a playwright in New York, falls in love with an Austrian countess, Madame Zatianny (Griffith). Janet Oglethorpe (Bow), an animated and precocious flapper, is also in love with Lee but he hasn't noticed yet.

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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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The Enchanted April

By: Elizabeth von Arnim

This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works.

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

Lewis’ scathing satire of middle-class America, Babbitt explores the social pressures of conformity and materialism. It tells the story of George Babbitt, a middle-aged family man who becomes disillusioned with both conformity and his belated attempts at rebellion.

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