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Monday 31 December 1923, NewYear’s Eve

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Audley Brindley and Hal Crisler. Der Mann mit der eisernen Maske, directed by Max Glass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923 while The Heirs Apparent by Philip Gibbs was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching From Sparks: Flames (1924 TV Series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

From Sparks: Flames (1924 TV Series)

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

From Sparks: Flames

Written by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Directed by: Dmitri Bassalygo

Starring: Grigori Levkoyev, Olga Tretyakova

Movies

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

Der Mann mit der eisernen Maske

Directed by: Max Glass

Starring: Albert Bassermann, Bruno Decarli, Vladimir Gajdarov

Country: United States

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The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Theodore Roberts, Charles de Rochefort, Estelle Taylor

Country: United States

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Our Hospitality

Directed by: Jack Blystone

Starring: Buster Keaton, Natalie Talmadge, Joe Keaton

Country: United States

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The Extra Girl

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Mabel Normand, Ralph Graves, George Nichols

Country: United States

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A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Edna Purviance, Clarence Geldart, Carl Miller

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 December 1923 ?

Holidays:
  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Audley Brindley: American athlete, played pro basketball for one season in 1946-47.
  • Hal Crisler: American athlete, he played pro basketball for Boston in the 1946-47 season.
  • Giannis Dalianidis: Greek actor director and screenwriter (d. 2010).
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Facts:
  • 1st transatlantic radio broadcast of a voice, Pittsburgh-Manchester
  • BBC begins using Big Ben chime ID
  • The chimes of Big Ben are broadcast on radio for the first time by the BBC.
  • First transatlantic radio broadcast of a voice, Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) to Manchester (England).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Anthony H.G. Fokker -- Dec. 31, 1923
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1513
  • Science: Science vol. 58 issue 1512

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Books

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

The Heirs Apparent

By: Philip Gibbs

tale of a youth, that is utterly impatient of the muddle of the world, & bitterly resentful that it is expected to set right the muddle of centuries

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The Plastic Age

By: Percy Marks

When The Plastic Age became a controversial best seller, Marks got hundreds of letters applauding him for tearing the veil of hypocrisy from around the depravities of college life, berat­ing him for spoiling the game by publiciz­ing it, or seeking ...

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The Little French Girl

By: Anne Douglas Sedgwick

TITLE: THE LITTLE FRENCH GIRL By ANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK 1924 AUTHOR: ANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: GROSSET & DUNLAP, NY 1924 EDITION: First Edition assumed for Grosset CATEGORY: Children, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Blue

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So Big

By: Edna Ferber

"A masterpiece. . . . It has the completeness, [the] finality, that grips and exalts and convinces." — Literary Review Widely regarded as the master work of celebrated author and Algonquin Round Table mainstay Edna Ferber—who also penned other classics ...

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