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Friday 9 January 1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chan Canasta and Hakim Mohammed Said. 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..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
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Facts:
  • Thousands of onlookers watch as quotThe Human Flyquot George Polley climbs the New York Woolworth Building. He reaches the 30th floor before being arrested.

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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 1306
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1305
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1304

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

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

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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