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Saturday 28 August 1920

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Amos Ben Gurion and Raymond Borde. Way Down East, directed by D.W. Griffith, 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 ?

Way Down East

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Josephine Bernard

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Amos Ben Gurion: The son of David Ben-Gurion.
  • Raymond Borde: French film critic and essayist, co-founder and curator of the Cinémathèque de Toulouse.
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. St. Louis Blues - Marion Harris
  2. Sergei Rachmaninoff - Prelude in G Minor, Op 23, No. 5

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1339
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1338
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1337

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

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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