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Friday 23 January 1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Erbet Pawel and Walter Frederick Morrison. Suds, directed by Jack Dillon, 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 ?

Suds

Directed by: Jack Dillon

Starring: Mary Pickford, Albert Austin, Harold Goodwin

Country: United States

Pollyanna

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Mary Pickford, Wharton James, Katherine Griffith

Country: United States

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Within Our Gates

Directed by: Oscar Micheaux

Starring: Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin

Country: United States

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Kämpfende Gewalten oder Welt ohne Krieg

Directed by: Fritz Bernhardt

Starring: Magnus Stifter, Grete Reinwald, Alf Blutecher

Country: United States

A Man from Nowhere

Directed by: Francis Ford

Starring: Jack Hoxie, Frederick Moore, Pansy Porter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Dutch refuse to turn over ex-kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany to allies
  • The Netherlands refuses to surrender ex-Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany to the Allies.
  • The Netherlands refuses to extradite the German Kaiser.
  • The Spanish Legion is founded and stationed in North Africa to fight lions in Morocco.
  • Turkey gives up the Ottoman Empire and most of the non-Turkish areas.

Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Sweet and Low - Art Hickman & His Orchestra
  2. Hymn to the Sun (Coq D' Or) - Mabel Garrison
  3. When I'm Gone You'll Soon Forget - Peerless Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1308
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1307
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1306

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

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

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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Videogames

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