Saturday 8 May 1920


It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Flapper, directed by Alan Crosland, 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 in the last 30 days ?

The Flapper

The Flapper

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Olive Thomas, Theodore Westman Jr., William P. Carleton

Country: United States

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Bullet Proof

Bullet Proof

Directed by: Lynn F. Reynolds

Starring: Harry Carey, William Ryno, Fred Gamble

Country: United States

The Son of Tarzan

The Son of Tarzan

Directed by: Arthur J. Flaven

Starring: Kamuela C. Searle, P. Dempsey Tabler, Manilla Martan

Country: United States

A Man There Was

A Man There Was

Directed by: Victor Sjstrm

Starring: Victor Sjstrm, Edith Erastoff, August Falck

Country: United States

Allan Quatermain

Allan Quatermain

Directed by: Horace Lisle Lucoque

Starring: Ray Brown, Elise Hamilton, Halford Hamlin

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1920 ?

  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
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  • 46th Kentucky Derby: Ted Rice aboard Paul Jones wins in 2:09.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Swanee (from Sinbad) - Al Jolson

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1323


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

Between Conniston, of His Majesty's Royal Northwest Mounted Police, and Keith, the outlaw, there was a striking physical and facial resemblance. Both had observed it, of course.

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Retro and Vintage gifts

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