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Friday 1 October 1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 1, 1920). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Walter Matthau and David Herbert Donald. Ginger Snaps, directed by firstlook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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What the sky looked like on 1 October 1920

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Movies

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Ginger Snaps

Directed by: firstlook

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Way Down East

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Mrs. David Landau, Lowell Sherman

Country: United States

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Sumurun

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Ernst Lubitsch, Pola Negri, Paul Wegener, Jenny Hasselqvist

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Walter Matthau: American actor best known for his role as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple and his frequent collaborations with Odd Couple star Jack Lemmon, as well as his role as Coach Buttermaker in the 1976 comedy The Bad News Bears.
  • David Herbert Donald: Historian.
  • Lonny Chapman Tulsa Oklahoma: USA; actor (Investigator, For the People).
  • David Donald: American historian and author (d. 2009).
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Facts:
  • Dutch law provides for an 8 hour working day
  • Sir Percy Cox lands in Basra to assume his responsibilities as high commissioner in Iraq.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 01, 1920 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Love Nest - Art Hickman & His Orchestra
  2. When Night Descends - John McCormack

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