Sunday February 01, 1920

US date format: 2/1/1920, UK date format: 1/2/1920

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 1, 1920). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Zao Wou-Ki and Pierre Jonquères d'Oriola. His Royal Slyness, directed by Hal Roach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 01, 1920?


Holidays

  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
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Events

  • Soccer team Quick Boys forms.
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police forms as Royal Northwest Mounted Police merge with Dominion Police.
  • The Royal Canadian Mounted Police begins operations.
  • Carter Glass ends his term as Treasury Secretary.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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His Royal Slyness

His Royal Slyness

Directed by: Hal Roach

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, 'Snub' Pollard, Gus Leonard

On the Inside

On the Inside

Directed by: D.W. Brown

Pollyanna

Pollyanna

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Mary Pickford, Wharton James, Katherine Griffith, Helen Jerome Eddy

Country: United States of America

The Woman in the Suitcase

The Woman in the Suitcase

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Enid Bennett, William Conklin, Dorcas Matthews, Rowland V. Lee

Mahabharat

Mahabharat

Directed by: Babubhai Mistry

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 01, 1920?
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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - That Naughty Waltz
  2. - You'd be Surprised
  3. - Tell Me
  4. - Invitation to the Waltz

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