Tuesday 6 January 1920


It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Within Our Gates, directed by Oscar Micheaux, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Within Our Gates

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

Kämpfende Gewalten oder Welt ohne Krieg

Directed by: Fritz Bernhardt

Starring: Magnus Stifter, Grete Reinwald, Alf Blutecher

Country: United States

A Man from Nowhere

A Man from Nowhere

Directed by: Francis Ford

Starring: Jack Hoxie, Frederick Moore, Pansy Porter

Country: United States

Tristan and Isolde

Tristan and Isolde

Directed by: Maurice Mariaud

Starring: Albert Bras, Tania Daleyme, Sylvio De Pedrelli

Country: United States



Directed by: Suchet Singh

Starring: Dorothy Kingdon, Goharjaan, Samson

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 January 1920 ?

  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Smith: English biologist and geneticist (d. 2004).
  • David Oberlin: Atchison Politician.
  • Doris Stokes: British world famous medium and author of "Voices In My Ear" and more.
  • John Maynard Smith: English biologist (d. 2004).
  • Early Wynn: American pro athlete, a baseball player who began his career in 1939 with the Washington Senators and retired his career in 1963 as a member of the Cleveland Indians.
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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Nobody Knows (and Nobody Seems to Care) - Irving Kaufman & Jack Kaufman
  2. Broken Blossoms - Charles Harrison
  3. The Hand That Rocked the Cradle Rules My Heart - John Steel
  4. Oh! What a Pal was Mary - Edward Allen

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1305


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

Kindred of the Dust by Peter B. Kyne

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

The Re-Creation of Brian Kent

By: Harold Bell Wright

A classic novel in which an embezzler is saved by a relative, and becomes a new man.

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The River's End by James Oliver Curwood

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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