Monday 23 August 1920


It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Hitchin' Posts, directed by Jack Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Hitchin' Posts

Hitchin' Posts

Directed by: Jack Ford

Starring: Frank Mayo, Beatrice Burnham, C.E. Anderson

Country: United States

Der Januskopf

Der Januskopf

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Magnus Stifter, Margarete Schlegel

Country: United States

The Penalty

The Penalty

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Jim Mason

Country: United States

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La Vénus d'Arles

La Vénus d'Arles

Directed by: Georges Denola

Starring: Jeanne Brindeau, Andre Divonne, Andr Lefaur

Country: United States



Directed by: Holger-Madsen

Starring: Gunnar Tolns, Zanny Petersen, Nicolai Neiiendam

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1920 ?

  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean Egen: French journalist (Le Monde, Le Canard enchaîné) and author of various books, who gained literary success with his autobiography "Les Tilleuls de Lautenbach" [The Lime Trees of Lautenbach].
  • Karl Lichte: German Nazi Captain (Hauptsturmführer) in the Waffen-SS during World War II who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross while in command of the 5th Company, 5th SS Panzer Regiment, 5th SS Panzer Division Wiking on the 6 May 1945.
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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. The Love Nest - John Steel
  2. All the Boys Love Mary - Van & Schenck
  3. So Long, Oo-Long (How Long You Gonna Be Gone) - Frank Crumit
  4. Introduction and Tarantelle - Jascha Heifetz

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1338


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

Between Conniston, of His Majesty's Royal Northwest Mounted Police, and Keith, the outlaw, there was a striking physical and facial resemblance. Both had observed it, of course.

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