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Saturday 17 January 1920

1920-01-17

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Pollyanna, directed by Paul Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920 while The Man of the Forest by Zane Gre was one of the best selling books.
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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 ?

Pollyanna

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Mary Pickford, Wharton James, Katherine Griffith

Country: United States

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Within Our Gates

Directed by: Oscar Micheaux

Starring: Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin

Country: United States

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Kämpfende Gewalten oder Welt ohne Krieg

Directed by: Fritz Bernhardt

Starring: Magnus Stifter, Grete Reinwald, Alf Blutecher

Country: United States

A Man from Nowhere

Directed by: Francis Ford

Starring: Jack Hoxie, Frederick Moore, Pansy Porter

Country: United States

Tristan and Isolde

Directed by: Maurice Mariaud

Starring: Albert Bras, Tania Daleyme, Sylvio De Pedrelli

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Paul Deschanel elected President of France.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Sweet and Low - Art Hickman & His Orchestra
  2. Hymn to the Sun (Coq D' Or) - Mabel Garrison
  3. I Want a Daddy Who Will Rock Me to Sleep - All-Star Trio
  4. When I'm Gone You'll Soon Forget - Peerless Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1307
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1306
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1305

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

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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