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Thursday 17 June 1920

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
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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 17 June 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Francois Jacob: France -- Biologist / bacteriologist (Nobel 1965).
  • Beryl Reid actress (Joseph Andrews: Psycho Mania, Yellowbeard).
  • Jacob H Gilbert: American politician (d. 1981).
  • François Jacob: French biologist, geneticist and recipient of the Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine shared with Andre Lwoff and Jacques Monod in 1965.
  • Bernard Tricot: French politician, a senior member of the Council of State and Secretary General of Elysee 1967-1969, who died on 8 June 2000 in Paris.
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Facts:
  • Dutch 2nd Chamber accept Anti-revolution law

Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Whose Baby are You? - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1328
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1327
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1326

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

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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