Saturday 17 July 1920
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Bill Monroe and Rudolf Karpati.
La Vénus d'Arles, directed by Georges Denola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
while Kindred of the Dust by Peter B. Kyne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 July 1920 ?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
- Feast Day of St Cynllo
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
- Bill Monroe: New Orleans, Louisiana -- Newscaster (NBC-TV, Congressional Report).
- Rudolf Karpati: Hungary -- Sabres (1956, 60 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Kenneth Wolstenholme: English sports commentator (d. 2002).
- Juan Antonio Samaranch: Spanish chairman of the International Olympic Committee (d. 2010).
- Gordon Gould: American physicist and academic invented the laser (d. 2005).
- Žuži Jelinek: Hungarian-Croatian fashion designer (d. 2016)
- Juan Samaranch: Spanish businessman 7th President of the International Olympic Committee (d. 2010)
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1920 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Enrico Caruso - Love Me or Not
- Alabama Moon - Hawaiian Trio
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