Friday 20 August 1920
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Der Januskopf, directed by F.W. Murnau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 20 August 1920 ?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
- Press Maravich: American basketball player and father of "Pistol" Pete Maravich.
- Arnold Green: Estonian soldier and politician (d. 2011).
- Preliminary meeting in Akron to form American Pro Football League.
- Allen Woodring wins Oympic 200 m dash wearing borrowed shoes.
- The first commercial radio station, 8MK (WWJ), begins operations in Detroit, Michigan.
- The National Football League, (NFL), is founded in the United States.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1920 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- When My Baby Smiles at Me - Billy Murray & Rachel Grant (Gladys Rice)
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1920?
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