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Friday 8 October 1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frank Herbert and Maxie Herber. Ginger Snaps, directed by firstlook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 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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Something to Think About

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Elliott Dexter, Gloria Swanson, Monte Blue, Theodore Roberts

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
  • Frank Herbert: American writer, a reporter and editor for a west coast newspaper and a prolific author of sci-fi, most notably the Dune series.
  • Frank [Patrick] Herbert: United States -- Sci-fi author (Dune).
  • Maxie Herber: Germany -- Figure skater pairs (1936 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Dorothy Dow: American classical soprano who had an active international career in concerts, operas, and recitals during the 1940s through the 1960s.
  • Raymond Reynaud: French painter, sculptor and outsider artist whose work is similar to that of Jean Dubuffet.
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Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Snoops, the Lawyer - Eddie Cantor
  2. Prince's Orchestra - Manyana
  3. After You Get What You Want, You Don't Want It - Van & Schenck

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