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Tuesday 20 April 1920

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Paul Stevens and John Stevens. A Man There Was, directed by Victor Sjstrm, 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 ?

Terror Island

Directed by: James Cruze

Starring: Harry Houdini, Jack Brammall, Lila Lee

Country: United States

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Sex

Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Louise Glaum, Irving Cummings, Peggy Pearce

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 April 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Paul Stevens: Illinois, United States -- 103rd Supreme Court Justice (1975- ).
  • John Stevens: American jurist, the 101st Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, appointed by President Gerald R. Ford.
  • Clement Isong: Nigerian banker and politician Governor of Cross River State (d. 2000).
  • Ronald Speirs: American Army officer (CO of Easy Company) (Born 1920).
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Facts:
  • 7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp Belgium
  • Phillies mgr Gravvy Cravath puts himself in as pinch hitter, his 3- run homer beats New York Giants 3-0
  • Tornadoes kill 219 in Alabama and Mississippi.
  • Balfour Declaration recognized, makes Palestine a British Mandate.
  • Big Show ends two year run on NBC radio.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Alice Blue Gown - Edith Day (Rosario Bourdon Orchestra)
  2. Where the Lanterns Glow - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  3. Was There Ever a Pal Like You? - Henry Burr

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1320
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1319
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1318

Books

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

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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Kindred of the Dust

By: Peter B. Kyne

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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