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Wednesday 22 September 1920

1920-09-22

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Over the Hill to the Poorhouse, directed by Harry Millarde, 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 ?

Over the Hill to the Poorhouse

Directed by: Harry Millarde

Starring: Mary Carr, James Sheridan, Noel Tearle

Country: United States

Lederstrumpf, 1. Teil: Der Wildtöter und Chingachgook

Directed by: Arthur Wellin

Starring: Emil Mamelok, Herta Heden, Bela Lugosi

Country: United States

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Fante-Anne

Directed by: Rasmus Breistein

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Einar Tveito, Johanne Bruhn

Country: United States

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Way Down East

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Josephine Bernard

Country: United States

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The Saphead

Directed by: Herbert Blach

Starring: Edward Jobson, Beulah Booker, Edward Connelly

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 September 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Emmeramus
  • Saint Florentius
  • In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
  • In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
  • Saint Jonas
Famous Birthdays:
  • William H Riker: American political scientist (d. 1993).
  • Paolo Todeschini: Italian soccer/football player and team manager, with a career spanning over 40 years.
  • Eric Baker: English activist co-founded Amnesty International (d. 1976).
  • Anders Lassen: Danish-English soldier Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1945).
  • Bob Lemon: Pitcher (Cleveland Indians) / manager (New York Yankees, 1978).
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Facts:
  • Chicago grand jury convenes to investigate charges that 8 White Sox players conspired to fix the 1919 World Series
  • The Flying Squad is formed in the London Metropolitan Police.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Al Jolson - In Sweet September

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

  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1342
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1341
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1340

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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