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Friday 9 January 1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chan Canasta and Hakim Mohammed Said. Within Our Gates, directed by Oscar Micheaux, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920 while A Man for the Ages by Irving Bacheller was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Within Our Gates

Directed by: Oscar Micheaux

Starring: Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin

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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The Greatest Question

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Ralph Graves

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Thousands of onlookers watch as quotThe Human Flyquot George Polley climbs the New York Woolworth Building. He reaches the 30th floor before being arrested.

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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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1306
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1305
  • Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1304

Books

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

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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Mary-Marie

By: Eleanor H. Porter

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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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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Kindred of the Dust

By: Peter B. Kyne

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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