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Thursday 17 June 1920

US date format: 6/17/1920, UK date format: 17/6/1920

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 17, 1920). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include François Jacob and Bernard Tricot. The Mollycoddle, directed by Victor Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Mollycoddle

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Ruth Renick, Wallace Beery, Paul Burns

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Tit for Tat

Directed by: Charley Rogers

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The Toll Gate

Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: William S. Hart, Anna Q. Nilsson, Joseph Singleton, Jack Richardson

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Directed by: Ruben Preuss

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Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Louise Glaum, Irving Cummings, Peggy Pearce, Myrtle Stedman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
  • François Jacob: French biologist, geneticist and recipient of the Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine shared with Andre Lwoff and Jacques Monod in 1965.
  • Bernard Tricot: French politician, a senior member of the Council of State and Secretary General of Elysee 1967-1969, who died on 8 June 2000 in Paris.
  • Jacob H Gilbert: American politician (d. 1981).
  • Fran?ois Jacob: Nancy Military man.
  • Francois Jacob: France -- Biologist / bacteriologist (Nobel 1965).
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  • Dutch 2nd Chamber accept Anti-revolution law

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Planetary positions on June 17, 1920 - Geocentric view

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Irene - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
  2. He Went in Like a Lion and Came out Like a Lamb - Billy Murray
  3. Hold Me - Art Hickman & His Orchestra
  4. Rose of Washington Square - Kentucky Serenaders

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