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Wednesday 17 March 1920, St. Patrick's Day

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Donald Hornig. The Idol Dancer, directed by D.W. Griffith, 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.
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Movies

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

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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Why Change Your Wife?

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Thomas Meighan, Bebe Daniels

Country: United States

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Pollyanna

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Mary Pickford, Wharton James, Katherine Griffith

Country: United States

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Within Our Gates

Directed by: Oscar Micheaux

Starring: Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Bells of St Mary's - Frances Alda
  2. Wonderful Pal - George Meader

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1315
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1314
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1313

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Kindred of the Dust

By: Peter B. Kyne

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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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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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