Sunday 11 January 1920
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Pollyanna, directed by Paul Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
while The Man of the Forest by Zane Gre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 11 January 1920 ?
- Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
- Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
- Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
- Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Nepal - Unity Day.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- Mick McManus: English wrestler (d. 2013).
- Emile Famechon: French boxer in a family of three brothers who were all pro boxers.
- John Powell: campaigner.
- Thomas Monk: American noted family, brother of pianist Thelonious Monk.
- Steinar Schj?tt: Norwegian educator, philologist and lexicographer (Born 1844).
- French passenger ship Afrique sinks near La Rochelle; 553 die
- The Azerbaijan Democratic Republic was recognised de facto by European powers in Versailles. Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry official: result of overcoming obstacles by first Azerbaijani diplomats was international recognition in Versailles Today.az
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1920 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Peggy - Art Hickman & His Orchestra
- Blues (My Naughty Sweetie Gives to Me) - Ted Lewis & His Band
- Wait Till You Get Them Up in the Air, Boys - Billy Murray
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