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Friday 17 December 1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Armin Mueller-Stahl and Kenneth E Iverson. Fantomas, directed by Edward Sedgwick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920 while Mary-Marie by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Madame DuBarry

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Pola Negri, Emil Jannings, Harry Liedtke

Country: United States

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The Mark of Zorro

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Marguerite De La Motte, Noah Beery

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • AL votes to let spitball pitchers to continue using it
  • South Africa receives League of Nations mandate over SW Africa.

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  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1355
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Books

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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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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 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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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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