Friday 23 April 1920


It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). A Man There Was, directed by Victor Sjstrm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

A Man There Was

A Man There Was

Directed by: Victor Sjstrm

Starring: Victor Sjstrm, Edith Erastoff, August Falck

Country: United States

Allan Quatermain

Allan Quatermain

Directed by: Horace Lisle Lucoque

Starring: Ray Brown, Elise Hamilton, Halford Hamlin

Country: United States

Terror Island

Terror Island

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Harry Houdini, Jack Brammall, Lila Lee

Country: United States

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Gricka vjestica

Gricka vjestica

Directed by: Hinko Nucic

Starring: Melita Bohinec, Bozo Miller, Vera Polak

Country: United States



Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Louise Glaum, Irving Cummings, Peggy Pearce

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 1920 ?

  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
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  • Turkish Grand National Assembly first meets, in Ankara.
  • The national council in Turkey denounces the government of Sultan Mehmed VI and announces a temporary constitution.
  • The Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) is founded in Ankara.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Alice Blue Gown - Edith Day (Rosario Bourdon Orchestra)
  2. Where the Lanterns Glow - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  3. Was There Ever a Pal Like You? - Henry Burr

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1321


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

Kindred of the Dust by Peter B. Kyne

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

The Re-Creation of Brian Kent

By: Harold Bell Wright

A classic novel in which an embezzler is saved by a relative, and becomes a new man.

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The River's End by James Oliver Curwood

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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