Friday 6 August 1920
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Julien Saelen and Hubert Germain.
The Penalty, directed by Wallace Worsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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Which were the important events of 6 August 1920 ?
- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
- Julien Saelen: Belgium sport Champion.
- Hubert Germain: Paris 16?me Military man.
- Selma Diamond: Canadian-American actress and screenwriter (d. 1985).
- John Graves: American author (d. 2013).
- Ella Raines: Actress (Uncle Harry, Runaround, Impact), dies at 66.
- Stefan Bastyr: Polish aviator, author of the first military flight in independent Poland (Born 1890).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1920 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Left All Alone Again Blues - Marion Harris
- John McCormack - The Barefoot Trail
- Alexandria - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
- My Sahara Rose - Happy Six
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