Saturday 23 October 1920


It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Der Verächter des Todes, directed by Harry Piel, 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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Der Verächter des Todes

Der Verächter des Todes

Directed by: Harry Piel

Starring: Friedrich Berger, Karl Braun, Johanna Piel Jr.

Country: United States



Directed by: G.A. Olsen

Starring: Pehr Qvrnstrm, Amund Rydland, Signe Heide Steen

Country: United States

Just Pals

Just Pals

Directed by: Jack Ford

Starring: Buck Jones, Helen Ferguson, Georgie Stone

Country: United States

Die Tophar-Mumie

Die Tophar-Mumie

Directed by: Johannes Guter

Starring: Ellen Bargi, Albert Bennefeld, Emil Heyse

Country: United States

The Round-Up

The Round-Up

Directed by: George Melford

Starring: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, Mabel Julienne Scott, Irving Cummings

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1920 ?

  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
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  • Chicago grand jury indicts Abe Attell, Hal Chase, and Bill Burns as go-betweens in Black Sox World Series scandal

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Tell Me, Little Gypsy - Art Hickman & His Orchestra
  2. I'll be with You in Apple Blossom Time - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  3. Old Pal, Why Don't You Answer Me? - Ernest Hare

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1347


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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