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Thursday 16 September 1920

1920-09-16

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Over the Hill to the Poorhouse, directed by Harry Millarde, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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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 ?

Over the Hill to the Poorhouse

Directed by: Harry Millarde

Starring: Mary Carr, James Sheridan, Noel Tearle

Country: United States

Lederstrumpf, 1. Teil: Der Wildtöter und Chingachgook

Directed by: Arthur Wellin

Starring: Emil Mamelok, Herta Heden, Bela Lugosi

Country: United States

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Fante-Anne

Directed by: Rasmus Breistein

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Einar Tveito, Johanne Bruhn

Country: United States

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Way Down East

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Josephine Bernard

Country: United States

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The Saphead

Directed by: Herbert Blach

Starring: Edward Jobson, Beulah Booker, Edward Connelly

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Bomb explosion in Wall Street, kills 30
  • The Wall Street bombing: a bomb in a horse wagon explodes in front of the J. P. Morgan building in New York City : 38 are killed and 400 injured.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Chili Bean - Paul Biese Trio & Frank Crumit
  2. Shannon Four - Wond'ring

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1341
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1340
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1339

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

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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