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Wednesday 25 August 1920

1920-08-25

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Saphead, directed by Herbert Blach, 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 months ?

The Saphead

Directed by: Herbert Blach

Starring: Edward Jobson, Beulah Booker, Edward Connelly

Country: United States

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Hitchin' Posts

Directed by: Jack Ford

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

Country: United States

Der Januskopf

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Magnus Stifter, Margarete Schlegel

Country: United States

The Penalty

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Jim Mason

Country: United States

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La Vénus d'Arles

Directed by: Georges Denola

Starring: Jeanne Brindeau, Andre Divonne, Andr Lefaur

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 August 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Paul Puaux: French arts festival director; he was director of the Festival d'Avignon from 1971 to 1979.
  • Jef Diederen: Dutch painter.
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Facts:
  • 1st US woman to win in Olympics (Ethelda Bleibtrey)
  • Polish-Soviet War: Battle of Warsaw, which began on August 13, ends. The Red Army is defeated.

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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
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1337
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1336

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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