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Saturday 14 August 1920

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nehemiah Persoff and Paul Bindrim. The Penalty, directed by Wallace Worsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Penalty

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Jim Mason

Country: United States

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La Vénus d'Arles

Directed by: Georges Denola

Starring: Jeanne Brindeau, Andre Divonne, Andr Lefaur

Country: United States

Himmelskibet

Directed by: Holger-Madsen

Starring: Gunnar Tolns, Zanny Petersen, Nicolai Neiiendam

Country: United States

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nehemiah Persoff: Jerusalem -- Actor (Al Capone, Yentl).
  • Paul Bindrim: American psychologist who broadened the convention of psychotherapy by conducting nude therapy groups in 1967.
  • Francisco Boix: Spanish photographer who presented photographs that played a role in the conviction of Nazi war criminals.
  • Jean Cholet: Nuits St Georges EXecutives.
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Facts:
  • Little Entente formed by Czechoslovakia andYugoslavia
  • Olympic Games open in Antwerp

Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. When My Baby Smiles at Me - Billy Murray & Rachel Grant (Gladys Rice)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1337
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1336
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1335

Books

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

Kindred of the Dust

By: Peter B. Kyne

Kindred of the Dust is a story you will never forget — a novel of the sort of people who grow only in the great Northwest is this soul-searching story of Nan of the Sawdust pile and Donald McKaye, the ...

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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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