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Thursday 20 August 1925

1925-08-20

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). The Merry Widow, directed by Erich von Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925
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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 ?

The Merry Widow

Directed by: Erich von Stroheim

Starring: Mae Murray, John Gilbert, Roy D'Arcy

Country: United States

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Directed by: Gustaf Molander

Starring: Nils Arhn, Stina Berg, Einar Hanson

Country: United States

Siegfried

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Paul Richter, Margarete Schn, Theodor Loos

Country: United States

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The Unholy Three

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Lon Chaney, Mae Busch, Matt Moore

Country: United States

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Sally of the Sawdust

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Carol Dempster, W.C. Fields, Alfred Lunt

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 1925 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sophie Leclair: French film, TV and stage actress, who has also dubbed the voices of many actresses in French versions of English-language films.
  • Charles Minter: Columbus Military man.
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Facts:
  • WJR-AM in Detroit MI begins radio transmissions

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1925 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. When You and I Were Seventeen - John McCormack

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1925?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Abd-el-Krim -- Aug. 17, 1925
  • Science: Science vol. 62 issue 1598
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Stanley Baldwin -- Aug. 10, 1925

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Soundings

By: A. Hamilton Gibbs

Clean, 1926 A. L. Burt Publishing, Hardback, No DJ, Blue Cover, "Life is an uncharted ocean. The cautious mariner must need take many soundings ere he conduct his bargue to port in safety."320

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The Constant Nymph

By: Margaret Kenned

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The Keeper of the Bees

By: Gene Stratton Porter

This quintessentially American story, containing Gene Stratton-Porter’s characteristic blend of optimism and faith in nature, has inspired several movies.

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Glorious Apollo

By: E. Barrington

In writing the life of Byron in the form of a novel I have endeavored, as in The Divine Lady and in my other books, to touch biography with imagination and to present the essential truth as I see it, ...

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