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Tuesday 20 April 1920

1920-04-20

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). A Man There Was, directed by Victor Sjstrm, 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 30 days ?

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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 April 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Clement Isong: Nigerian banker and politician Governor of Cross River State (d. 2000).
  • Ronald Speirs: American Army officer (CO of Easy Company) (Born 1920).
  • John Paul Stevens: Illinois, United States -- 103rd Supreme Court Justice (1975- ).
  • John Stevens: American jurist, the 101st Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, appointed by President Gerald R. Ford.
See other famous people born on 20 April
Facts:
  • 7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp Belgium
  • Phillies mgr Gravvy Cravath puts himself in as pinch hitter, his 3- run homer beats New York Giants 3-0
  • Tornadoes kill 219 in Alabama and Mississippi.
  • Balfour Declaration recognized, makes Palestine a British Mandate.
  • Big Show ends two year run on NBC radio.

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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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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

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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