Saturday 31 July 1920


It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). 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..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

The Penalty

The Penalty

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Jim Mason

Country: United States

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La Vénus d'Arles

La Vénus d'Arles

Directed by: Georges Denola

Starring: Jeanne Brindeau, Andre Divonne, Andr Lefaur

Country: United States



Directed by: Holger-Madsen

Starring: Gunnar Tolns, Zanny Petersen, Nicolai Neiiendam

Country: United States

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The Flapper

The Flapper

Directed by: Alan Crosland

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

Country: United States

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Bullet Proof

Bullet Proof

Directed by: Lynn F. Reynolds

Starring: Harry Carey, William Ryno, Fred Gamble

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 July 1920 ?

  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
Famous Birthdays:
  • James Faust: American religious leader lawyer and politician (d. 2007).
  • James Esdras Faust: American religious leader (d. 2007).
  • Rudolf Halaczinsky: Composer.
  • Percy Herbert: English character actor who worked predominantly during the 1950s, '60s and '70s, becoming one of the most recognisable faces in post-war British cinema.
  • Gerrit Peters: Netherlands sport Champion.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ion Dragoumis: Greek diplomat, writer and revolutionary (Born 1878).

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Left All Alone Again Blues - Marion Harris
  2. John McCormack - The Barefoot Trail
  3. Alexandria - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
  4. My Sahara Rose - Happy Six

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1335


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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