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Sunday 1 February 1920

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kenneth Bond and Pierre D'Oriola. Suds, directed by Jack Dillon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Suds

Directed by: Jack Dillon

Starring: Mary Pickford, Albert Austin, Harold Goodwin

Country: United States

Pollyanna

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Mary Pickford, Wharton James, Katherine Griffith

Country: United States

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Within Our Gates

Directed by: Oscar Micheaux

Starring: Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin

Country: United States

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Kämpfende Gewalten oder Welt ohne Krieg

Directed by: Fritz Bernhardt

Starring: Magnus Stifter, Grete Reinwald, Alf Blutecher

Country: United States

A Man from Nowhere

Directed by: Francis Ford

Starring: Jack Hoxie, Frederick Moore, Pansy Porter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 February 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
  • The start of Black History Month in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st commercial armored car introduced (St Paul Minn)
  • Soccer team Quick Boys forms.
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police forms as Royal Northwest Mounted Police merge with Dominion Police.
  • The Royal Canadian Mounted Police begins operations.
  • Carter Glass ends his term as Treasury Secretary.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1920 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Tell Me - Al Jolson
  2. You'd be Surprised - Irving Kaufman
  3. Invitation to the Waltz - Philadelphia Orchestra (Leopold Stokowski, Conductor)
  4. That Naughty Waltz - Eddy Brown

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1920?

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1309
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1308
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1307

Books

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

Kindred of the Dust

By: Peter B. Kyne

Donald McKay, son of Hector McKay, millionaire lumber king, falls in love with "Nan of the Sawdust Pile," a charming girl who has been ostracized by her townsfolk...

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The Re-Creation of Brian Kent

By: Harold Bell Wright

Dodo Collections brings you another classic from Harold Bell Wright, ‘The Re-Creation of Brian Kent.’ I remember as well as though it were yesterday the first time I met Auntie Sue.It

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The River's End

By: James Oliver Curwood

James Oliver "Jim" Curwood (June 12, 1878 – August 13, 1927) was an American action-adventure writer and conservationist. His books ranked among Publisher's Weekly top-ten best sellers in the United States in the early 1920s.

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