Thursday 8 January 1920
It was Thursday, 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..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1920 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Hendrikus J Wittebold: Civil servant / resistance fighter.
- Jacob Preus: St Paul various.
- Richard Benedict: Actor (Okinawa), dies at 64 of a heart attack.
- Douglas Wilmer: English actor.
- Jean Dardel: French clergyman, who was bishop of Clermont from 1974 to 1995.
- Luise Cleve: Germany Actor
- André Cornil: French criminal, sentenced to death and executed with his accomplice, Gaston Dufrenel.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1920 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Nobody Knows (and Nobody Seems to Care) - Irving Kaufman & Jack Kaufman
- Broken Blossoms - Charles Harrison
- The Hand That Rocked the Cradle Rules My Heart - John Steel
- Oh! What a Pal was Mary - Edward Allen
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1920?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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