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Friday 2 April 1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Georges Monéger and Jack Webb. Terror Island, directed by James Cruze, 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Terror Island

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Harry Houdini, Jack Brammall, Lila Lee

Country: United States

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Gricka vjestica

Directed by: Hinko Nucic

Starring: Melita Bohinec, Bozo Miller, Vera Polak

Country: United States

Sex

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Louise Glaum, Irving Cummings, Peggy Pearce

Country: United States

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The Virgin of Stamboul

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Priscilla Dean, Wheeler Oakman, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

The Idol Dancer

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Clarine Seymour, Creighton Hale

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 April 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Georges Monéger: French member of the secret army in the resistance in World War II.
  • Jack Webb: American actor who was onscreen from 1948 in films that included "Sunset Blvd.
  • Gerald Bouey: Canadian lieutenant and civil servant (d. 2004).
  • Jack Stokes: English animator and director (d. 2013).
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Facts:
  • The German army marches to the Ruhr to fight the Ruhr Red Army.

Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. When the Moon Shines on the Moonshine - Bert Williams
  2. I Might Be Your Once-in-a-While - Olive Kline
  3. Dardanella - Prince's Dance Orchestra
  4. When It Comes To Lovin' the Girls, I'm Way Ahead of The Times - Eddie Cantor

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1318
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1317
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1316

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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