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Thursday 20 May 1920

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 20, 1920). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Betty Driver and Owen Smith. Tit for Tat, directed by Charley Rogers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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What the sky looked like on 20 May 1920

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Movies

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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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Snowbound

Directed by: Ruben Preuss

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Sex

Directed by: Fred Niblo

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

Country: United States

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Broken Silence

Directed by: Luis Puenzo

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Betty Driver: English actress and singer (d. 2011).
  • William Simpson: British trade union leader.
  • Owen Smith: American pole vaulter.
  • Virginia Vale: American film actress who starred in a number of B-movie Westerns but took a variety of other roles as well, notably in Blonde Comet (1941), in which she played a race car driver.
  • Jacques Corriol: Vincennes physician.
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Facts:
  • Montreal, Quebec radio station XWA broadcasts the first regularly scheduled radio programming in North America.
  • Mexican Revolution: Venustiano Carranza arrives in San Antonio Tlaxcalantongo. Troops of Rodolfo Herrero attack him at night and shoot him.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 20, 1920 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. All the Boys Love Mary - Eddie Cantor
  2. Sorry I Ain't Got It - Bert Williams
  3. John McCormack - Your Eyes Have Told Me So

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