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Friday 30 July 1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Martin Knowlton and Barbara Laage. The Penalty, directed by Wallace Worsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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

Himmelskibet

Directed by: Holger-Madsen

Starring: Gunnar Tolns, Zanny Petersen, Nicolai Neiiendam

Country: United States

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The Flapper

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Olive Thomas, Theodore Westman Jr., William P. Carleton

Country: United States

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Bullet Proof

Directed by: Lynn F. Reynolds

Starring: Harry Carey, William Ryno, Fred Gamble

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 July 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Vanuatu - Independence Day
  • St. Julitta (a martyr)
  • St. Sennen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
Famous Birthdays:
  • Martin Knowlton: American co-founder (with David Bianco) of Elderhostel, a non-profit organization established in 1975 that allows senior citizens to travel and take educational programs in the United States and around the world.
  • Barbara Laage: French film actress who flourished in the 1950s.
  • Walter Schuck: German lieutenant and pilot (d. 2015).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Albert Gustaf Dahlman: Swedish executioner, the last to carry out capital punishment in Sweden (Born 1848).
Facts:
  • August 8 ampndash 1st World Scout Jamboree held at Olympia, London.
  • Irish-born Australian Catholic Bishop Daniel Mannix is detained onboard ship off Queenstown and prevented from landing in Ireland or from speaking in the main Irish Catholic communities elsewhere in the United Kingdom.
  • France prohibits the sale or prescription of contraceptives.

Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Oh! By Jingo! Oh! By Gee! - Frank Crumit
  2. Venetian Moon - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra

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

  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1335
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1334
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1333

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Kindred of the Dust

By: Peter B. Kyne

Donald McKay, son of Hector McKay, millionaire lumber king, falls in love with "Nan of the Sawdust Pile," a charming girl who has been ostracized by her townsfolk...

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The Re-Creation of Brian Kent

By: Harold Bell Wright

Dodo Collections brings you another classic from Harold Bell Wright, ‘The Re-Creation of Brian Kent.’ I remember as well as though it were yesterday the first time I met Auntie Sue.It

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The River's End

By: James Oliver Curwood

James Oliver "Jim" Curwood (June 12, 1878 – August 13, 1927) was an American action-adventure writer and conservationist. His books ranked among Publisher's Weekly top-ten best sellers in the United States in the early 1920s.

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