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Friday 8 October 1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Die Tophar-Mumie, directed by Johannes Guter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Die Tophar-Mumie

Directed by: Johannes Guter

Starring: Ellen Bargi, Albert Bennefeld, Emil Heyse

Country: United States

The Round-Up

Directed by: George Melford

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Mabel Julienne Scott, Irving Cummings

Country: United States

The Woman Untamed

Directed by: Jack Pratt

Starring: Doraldina, Jay Morley, Dark Cloud

Country: United States

Over the Hill to the Poorhouse

Directed by: Harry Millarde

Starring: Mary Carr, James Sheridan, Noel Tearle

Country: United States

Lederstrumpf, 1. Teil: Der Wildtöter und Chingachgook

Directed by: Arthur Wellin

Starring: Emil Mamelok, Herta Heden, Bela Lugosi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
  • Frank [Patrick] Herbert: United States -- Sci-fi author (Dune).
  • Maxie Herber: Germany -- Figure skater pairs (1936 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Dorothy Dow: American classical soprano who had an active international career in concerts, operas, and recitals during the 1940s through the 1960s.
  • Frank Herbert: American writer, a reporter and editor for a west coast newspaper and a prolific author of sci-fi, most notably the Dune series.
  • Raymond Reynaud: French painter, sculptor and outsider artist whose work is similar to that of Jean Dubuffet.
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. The Love Nest - Art Hickman & His Orchestra

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  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1345
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1344
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1343

Books

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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

I remember as well as though it were yesterday the first time I met Auntie Sue. It happened during my first roaming visit to the Ozarks, when I had wandered by chance, one day, into the Elbow Rock neighborhood.

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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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