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Sunday 4 January 1920

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Benito Perez and William Egan. Shakuntala, directed by Suchet Singh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920 while Mary-Marie by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Greatest Question

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Ralph Graves

Country: United States

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When the Clouds Roll by

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Albert MacQuarrie, Kathleen Clifford

Country: United States

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Victory

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Jack Holt, Seena Owen, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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Male and Female

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Thomas Meighan, Theodore Roberts, Raymond Hatton

Country: United States

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Blind Husbands

Directed by: Erich Stroheim

Starring: Sam De Grasse, Francelia Billington, Erich von Stroheim

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 January 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
Famous Birthdays:
  • Benito Perez: Galdos Spanish writer (Fortunata y Jacinta).
  • William Egan: Colby US Central Intelligence Agency director (Nixon).
  • William Colby: American government official, attorney, diplomat and Director of the CIA.
  • Robert Lamoureux: French actor and film director, an author and a songwriter.
  • Lee Morgan: American business executive, with Caterpillar tractor co.
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Facts:
  • 1st Black baseball league, National Negro Baseball League, organizes
  • Amsterdam actors decide to strike for retirement benefits.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Oh! What a Pal was Mary - Edward Allen
  2. Nobody Knows (and Nobody Seems to Care) - Irving Kaufman & Jack Kaufman
  3. Broken Blossoms - Charles Harrison
  4. The Hand That Rocked the Cradle Rules My Heart - John Steel

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1305
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1304
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1303

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Mary-Marie

By: Eleanor H. Porter

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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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Kindred of the Dust

By: Peter B. Kyne

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