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Friday 2 January 1920

1920-01-02

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Kämpfende Gewalten oder Welt ohne Krieg, directed by Fritz Bernhardt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

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

Tristan and Isolde

Directed by: Maurice Mariaud

Starring: Albert Bras, Tania Daleyme, Sylvio De Pedrelli

Country: United States

Shakuntala

Directed by: Suchet Singh

Starring: Dorothy Kingdon, Goharjaan, Samson

Country: United States

The Greatest Question

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Ralph Graves

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Adam: French author, novelist and traveler who was prosecuted for his first novel and acquitted.
Facts:
  • 10,000 US union and socialist organizers arrested (Palmer Raids).
  • The second Palmer Raid takes place with another 6,000 suspected communists and anarchists arrested and held without trial. These raids take place in several U.S. cities.
  • The forces of Russian White Admiral Alexander Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. The Great Siberian Ice March ensues.
  • The New York State Assembly refuses to seat five duly elected Socialist assemblymen.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Christmas Time at Pumpkin Center - Cal Stewart & Ada Jones & Peerless Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1305
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1304
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1303

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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