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Monday 12 January 1920

1920-01-12

It was Monday, 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.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Pollyanna

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Mary Pickford, Wharton James, Katherine Griffith

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
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Facts:
  • Annual drafting of baseball players from minor leagues to be done in inverse order of the final standings, agreed to.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Peggy - Art Hickman & His Orchestra
  2. Blues (My Naughty Sweetie Gives to Me) - Ted Lewis & His Band
  3. Wait Till You Get Them Up in the Air, Boys - Billy Murray

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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

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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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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