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Friday 21 May 1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Molinéris and Bill Barber. The Flapper, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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 21 May 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pierre Molinéris: French professional road bicycle racer, who won stage 4 of the 1952 Tour de France.
  • Bill Barber: American tuba player and educator (d. 2007).
  • Anthony Steel: London, England -- Actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse).
  • Forrest White: American businessman co-founded the Music Man Company (d. 1994).
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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Irene - Edith Day

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1325
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1324
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1323

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

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


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