Saturday 20 March 1920
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Douglas G and Marian McPartland jazz pianist (Bill Mayer.
The Virgin of Stamboul, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
while A Man for the Ages by Irving Bacheller 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 20 March 1920 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- Douglas G: Chapman biomathematical statistician.
- Marian McPartland jazz pianist (Bill Mayer: Jimmy McPartland).
- Gilbert Carpentier: French producer of very popular TV shows in France, from the 1950s to the 1990s.
- Andrée Chedid: French-Egyptian poet, journalist, and novelist of Lebanese descent, mother of Louis (singer) and Michèle, and Matthieu's grand-mother (singer).
- Pamela Harriman: British noted family, the third daughter of Lord Digby and the wife of Randolph Churchill in 1939 (the son of Winston Churchill); they divorced in 1945.
- Vickie Panos: Canadian baseball player
- Rosemary Timperley: English author and screenwriter (d. 1988)
- Venustiano Carranza President of Mexico (1915-20): murdered at age 60.
- US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger
- US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Theresa Weld.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1920 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Al Jolson - You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet
- Tents of Arabs - Conway's Band
- Where the Lanterns Glow - Fred Van Eps (as Van Eps Trio)
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