Tuesday 19 October 1920
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pandurang Shastri Athavale and Harry Alan Towers.
Just Pals, directed by Jack Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
while The Man of the Forest by Zane Gre 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 19 October 1920 ?
- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Pandurang Shastri Athavale: Indian philosopher (d. 2003).
- Harry Alan Towers: English film producer and screenwriter (d. 2009).
- Robert Dunlap: American military, United States Marine Corps officer who received the Medal of Honor during World War II for his actions in the Battle of Iwo Jima.
- Guido Sacerdote: Italian TV Director for studio one.
- Gianfranco D'Aronco: Italy Writer.
- Pandurang Athavale: Indian philosopher and educator (d. 2003)
- LaWanda Page: American actress (d. 2002)
- Harry Towers: English-Canadian screenwriter and producer (d. 2009)
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1920 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Tell Me, Little Gypsy - John Steel
- Kismet - Isham Jones & His Orchestra
- Margie - Gene Rodemich & His Orchestra
- The Swan - Pablo Casals
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