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Friday 2 April 1920

1920-04-02

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Terror Island, directed by James Cruze, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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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:
  • Gerald Bouey: Canadian lieutenant and civil servant (d. 2004).
  • Jack Stokes: English animator and director (d. 2013).
  • Jack Webb: American actor who was onscreen from 1948 in films that included "Sunset Blvd.
  • Georges Monéger: French member of the secret army in the resistance in World War II.
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Facts:
  • The German army marches to the Ruhr to fight the Ruhr Red Army.

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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

A classic coming-of-age adventure romance about Scottish lumber company owner Hector McKaye and his son.

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The Re-Creation of Brian Kent

By: Harold Bell Wright

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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The River's End

By: James Oliver Curwood

Royal Northwest Mounted Policeman Derwent Conniston has been chasing outlaw John Keith for four years up in the arctic part of Canada. Just when he is about to get his man, Conniston falls deathly ill.

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