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Sunday 1 August 1920

US date format: 8/1/1920, UK date format: 1/8/1920

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 1, 1920). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sammy Lee and Maria Cole. The Penalty, directed by Wallace Worsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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What the sky looked like on 1 August 1920

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

The Penalty

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Jim Mason, Lon Chaney

Country: United States

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High and Dizzy

Directed by: Hal Roach

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Roy Brooks, Wallace Howe

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The Mollycoddle

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Ruth Renick, Wallace Beery, Paul Burns

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Tit for Tat

Directed by: Charley Rogers

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If I Were King

Directed by: J. Gordon Edwards

Starring: William Farnum, Betty Ross Clarke, Fritz Leiber, Walter Law

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1920 ?

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

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 01, 1920 - Geocentric view

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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. My Sahara Rose - Happy Six
  4. Alexandria - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra

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