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Thursday 16 September 1920

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Franco Pandolfini and Hannie [Jannetje J] Schaft. Over the Hill to the Poorhouse, directed by Harry Millarde, 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 ?

Lederstrumpf, 1. Teil: Der Wildtöter und Chingachgook

Directed by: Arthur Wellin

Starring: Emil Mamelok, Herta Heden, Bela Lugosi

Country: United States

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Fante-Anne

Directed by: Rasmus Breistein

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Einar Tveito, Johanne Bruhn

Country: United States

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Way Down East

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Josephine Bernard

Country: United States

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The Saphead

Directed by: Herbert Blach

Starring: Edward Jobson, Beulah Booker, Edward Connelly

Country: United States

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The Penalty

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Jim Mason

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Bomb explosion in Wall Street, kills 30
  • The Wall Street bombing: a bomb in a horse wagon explodes in front of the J. P. Morgan building in New York City : 38 are killed and 400 injured.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Chili Bean - Paul Biese Trio & Frank Crumit
  2. Shannon Four - Wond'ring

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1341
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1340
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1339

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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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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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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