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Wednesday 20 October 1920

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nick Cardy and Fanny de Sivers. Jackal, directed by G.A. Olsen, 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 ?

Jackal

Directed by: G.A. Olsen

Starring: Pehr Qvrnstrm, Amund Rydland, Signe Heide Steen

Country: United States

Just Pals

Directed by: Jack Ford

Starring: Buck Jones, Helen Ferguson, Georgie Stone

Country: United States

Die Tophar-Mumie

Directed by: Johannes Guter

Starring: Ellen Bargi, Albert Bennefeld, Emil Heyse

Country: United States

The Round-Up

Directed by: George Melford

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Mabel Julienne Scott, Irving Cummings

Country: United States

The Woman Untamed

Directed by: Jack Pratt

Starring: Doraldina, Jay Morley, Dark Cloud

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nick Cardy: American illustrator (d. 2013).
  • Fanny de Sivers: Estonian-French linguist and academic (d. 2011).
  • Siddhartha Ray: Indian lawyer and politician Chief Minister of West Bengal (d. 2010).
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Facts:
  • 1st Year with Frank Craven premieres in New York City

Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Tell Me, Little Gypsy - John Steel
  2. Kismet - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
  3. Margie - Gene Rodemich & His Orchestra
  4. The Swan - Pablo Casals

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1346
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1345
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1344

Books

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

Kindred of the Dust

By: Peter B. Kyne

Donald McKay, son of Hector McKay, millionaire lumber king, falls in love with "Nan of the Sawdust Pile," a charming girl who has been ostracized by her townsfolk...

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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

James Oliver "Jim" Curwood (June 12, 1878 – August 13, 1927) was an American action-adventure writer and conservationist. His books ranked among Publisher's Weekly top-ten best sellers in the United States in the early 1920s.

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Videogames

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