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Sunday 1 August 1920

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Maria Cole and Sammy Lee. The Penalty, directed by Wallace Worsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920 while A Man for the Ages by Irving Bacheller was one of the best selling books.
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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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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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Terror Island

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Harry Houdini, Jack Brammall, Lila Lee

Country: United States

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Sex

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Louise Glaum, Irving Cummings, Peggy Pearce

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Maria Cole: Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Sammy Lee: American swimmer, an Olympic gold medal diving champion, the first Asian American to win an Olympic gold medal for the United States.
  • Raul Renter: Estonian economist and chess player (d. 1992).
  • Jeffrey Segal: English actor (d.2015).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Papendrecht soccer team forms
  • Peace of Riga-Independence of Latvia

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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. 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 August 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 ?

A Man for the Ages

By: Irving Bacheller

Addison Irving Bacheller (September 26, 1859 – February 24, 1950) was an American journalist and writer who founded the first modern newspaper syndicate in the United States.

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Mary-Marie

By: Eleanor H. Porter

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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Kindred of the Dust

By: Peter B. Kyne

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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