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Friday 14 May 1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dorothy Brock . The Flapper, directed by Alan Crosland, 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 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 14 May 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dorothy Brock: American child actor, she made her film debut in the 1924 silent-movie version of "Lilies of the Field" and her last movie in 1927.
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Facts:
  • Giants inform Yankees that the lease allowing them to play in the Polo Grounds will not be renewed at end of 1920 season
  • Washingston Senator Walter Johnson wins his 300th game vs. Detroit

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Swanee (from Sinbad) - Al Jolson

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1324
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1323
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1322

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

A classic novel in which an embezzler is saved by a relative, and becomes a new man.

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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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