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Saturday 12 June 1920

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Flapper

Directed by: Alan Crosland

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

Country: United States

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Bullet Proof

Directed by: Lynn F. Reynolds

Starring: Harry Carey, William Ryno, Fred Gamble

Country: United States

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

Directed by: Victor Sjstrm

Starring: Victor Sjstrm, Edith Erastoff, August Falck

Country: United States

Allan Quatermain

Directed by: Horace Lisle Lucoque

Starring: Ray Brown, Elise Hamilton, Halford Hamlin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 June 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
  • Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
  • Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
  • Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gabriel Arnaud: French painter and songwriter, gay, known in 1940s cabaret circles as "le Picasso de la chanson" (The Picasso of song) and "le monstre de Saint-Germain-des-Prés" (The monster of Saint-Germain-des-Prés).
  • Consuelo Gonzales Posada: First Lady of Peru as the wife of General Juan Velasco Alvarado, military and political Peruvian, who held the presidency of Peru between 3 October 1968 and 28 July 1975 in the so - called Revolutionary Government of the Armed Forces.
  • Hans Thielen: Germany Actor.
  • Dave Berg: American soldier and cartoonist (d. 2002).
  • Peter Jones: English actor and screenwriter (d. 2000).
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Facts:
  • Farmer Labor Party organized (Chicago).
  • Polish–Soviet War: The Red Army retakes Kiev.
  • Essad Pasha Toptani, nominal ruler of Albania, is assassinated by Avni Rustemi in Paris.
  • The United States Post Office Department rules that children may not be sent via parcel post. June 13 On-This-Day.com

Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Whose Baby are You? - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1328
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1327
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1326

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

Dodo Collections brings you another classic from Harold Bell Wright, ‘The Re-Creation of Brian Kent.’ I remember as well as though it were yesterday the first time I met Auntie Sue.It

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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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