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Sunday 16 May 1920

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Martine Carol [Maryse Mopurer] and Martine Carol. The Flapper, directed by Alan Crosland, 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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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 16 May 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
  • Martine Carol [Maryse Mopurer]: Saint-Mande, France -- Actress (Nana).
  • Martine Carol: French actress, popular, tantalizing leading lady of the '50s in several films made by her husband, (one of four), Christian Faque, but most engaging in the title role of "Lola Montes," 1955.
  • Jacques François: French actor, who provided the French voice of Gregory Peck in dubbed films.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Spanish bullfighter Joselito is fatally gored fighting his last bull.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Irene - Edith Day

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1324
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1323
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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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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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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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Mary-Marie

By: Eleanor H. Porter

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