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Friday 12 March 1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Blaise Alexandre and Françoise D'Eaubonne. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, directed by John S. Robertson, 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 ?

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: John S. Robertson

Starring: John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield, Charles Lane

Country: United States

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Cosmopolis

Directed by: Gaston Ravel

Starring: Alberto Capozzi, Mina D'Orvella, Cecyl Tryan

Country: United States

Notte di tentazione

Directed by: Giuseppe Pinto

Starring: Clelia Antici-Mattei, Giuletta D'Arienzo, Franco Gennaro

Country: United States

Why Change Your Wife?

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Thomas Meighan, Bebe Daniels

Country: United States

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Huckleberry Finn

Directed by: William Desmond Taylor

Starring: Lewis Sargent, Katherine Griffith, Martha Mattox

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 March 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
  • Mauritius - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Blaise Alexandre: French army officer, awarded the title of 'Compagnon de la Libération' (English: Companion of the Liberation) for his heroism.
  • Françoise D'Eaubonne: French feminist, who introduced the term 'ecofeminism' (écologie-féminisme, éco-féminisme or écoféminisme) in 1974.
  • Jean Reimbold: French political activist, a leading member of the Organisation de l'armée secrète (OAS) ["Organisation of the Secret Army"], a short-lived French dissident far-right paramilitary organisation during the Algerian War (1954–62).
  • Serafino Biagioni: Italy sport Champion.
  • Jules Traeger: Lyon 03?me physician.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. I Gave Her That - Al Jolson
  2. Poor Little Butterfly is a Fly Gal Now - All-Star Trio
  3. William Tell Overture - Columbia Orchestra

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1315
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1314
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1313

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Kindred of the Dust

By: Peter B. Kyne

Donald McKay, son of Hector McKay, millionaire lumber king, falls in love with "Nan of the Sawdust Pile," a charming girl who has been ostracized by her townsfolk...

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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

James Oliver "Jim" Curwood (June 12, 1878 – August 13, 1927) was an American action-adventure writer and conservationist. His books ranked among Publisher's Weekly top-ten best sellers in the United States in the early 1920s.

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