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Saturday 17 April 1920

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bengt N Anderberg and Joan "Maudie". Allan Quatermain, directed by Horace Lisle Lucoque, 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Allan Quatermain

Directed by: Horace Lisle Lucoque

Starring: Ray Brown, Elise Hamilton, Halford Hamlin

Country: United States

Terror Island

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Harry Houdini, Jack Brammall, Lila Lee

Country: United States

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Gricka vjestica

Directed by: Hinko Nucic

Starring: Melita Bohinec, Bozo Miller, Vera Polak

Country: United States

Sex

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Louise Glaum, Irving Cummings, Peggy Pearce

Country: United States

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The Virgin of Stamboul

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Priscilla Dean, Wheeler Oakman, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • American Professional Football Association forms (NFL).

Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Alice Blue Gown - Edith Day (Rosario Bourdon Orchestra)
  2. Where the Lanterns Glow - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  3. Was There Ever a Pal Like You? - Henry Burr

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1320
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1319
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1318

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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Videogames

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