Thursday December 16, 1920

US date format: 12/16/1920, UK date format: 16/12/1920

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 16, 1920). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Les Leston and Frederick Rotimi Williams. Outside the Law, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 16, 1920?


  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
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  • The Haiyuan earthquake, magnitude 8.5, rocks the Gansu province in China, killing an estimated 200,000.

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Outside the Law

Outside the Law

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Priscilla Dean, Wheeler Oakman, Lon Chaney, Ralph Lewis

Country: United States of America

Stolen Moments

Stolen Moments

Directed by: James Vincent

Starring: Marguerite Namara, Rudolph Valentino, Albert L. Barrett, Henrietta Simpson

Naughty Nurses

Naughty Nurses

Directed by: -

Anna Boleyn

Anna Boleyn

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Henny Porten, Emil Jannings, Paul Hartmann, Ludwig Hartau

Country: United States of America

Godless Men

Godless Men

Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: Russell Simpson, Jim Mason, Helene Chadwick, John Bowers

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 16, 1920?
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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - Whispering
  2. - The Argentines, the Portugese, and the Greeks
  3. - You're the Only Girl That Made Me Cry

Days to next December 16

If December 16, 1920 is your birthday you're 99 years, 7 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 3 days.

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