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Wednesday 5 May 1920

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Hidalgo Moya and Andrée Debar. The Flapper, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920 while Kindred of the Dust by Peter B. Kyne was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

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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The Idol Dancer

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Clarine Seymour, Creighton Hale

Country: United States

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: John S. Robertson

Starring: John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield, Charles Lane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 May 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
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Facts:
  • Polish troops occupy Kiev.
  • US President Wilson makes Communist Labor Party illegal.
  • German-Latvian peace treaty signed.
  • Authorities arrest Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti for alleged robbery and murder.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Oh How I Laugh When I Think That I Cried Over You - Nora Bayes
  2. Rose Room - Art Hickman & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1322
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1321
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1320

Books

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

Kindred of the Dust

By: Peter B. Kyne

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The River's End

By: James Oliver Curwood

The River's End by James Curwood. James Oliver 'Jim' Curwood was an American action-adventure writer and conservationist. This is a classic tale loved by many for generations and is a great addition to any collection.

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The Re-Creation of Brian Kent

By: Harold Bell Wright

A classic novel in which an embezzler is saved by a relative, and becomes a new man.

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