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Sunday 22 August 1920

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anthony Tuke and Pierre A Lauffer. Hitchin' Posts, directed by Jack Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920 while The River's End by James Oliver Curwood was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Penalty

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Jim Mason

Country: United States

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Himmelskibet

Directed by: Holger-Madsen

Starring: Gunnar Tolns, Zanny Petersen, Nicolai Neiiendam

Country: United States

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The Flapper

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Olive Thomas, Theodore Westman Jr., William P. Carleton

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
Famous Birthdays:
  • Anthony Tuke: CEO (Savoy Hotel Groups).
  • Pierre A Lauffer: Antillian poet (Patria).
  • W Schnurre: Writer.
  • Ray Bradbury: American writer of sci-fi and fantasy, one of the best known and admired in the field.
  • Denton Cooley: American heart surgeon famous for performing the first implantation of a total artificial heart.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Anders Zorn: Swedish Painter (Gustavus Vasa), dies at 60.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. The Love Nest - John Steel
  2. All the Boys Love Mary - Van & Schenck
  3. So Long, Oo-Long (How Long You Gonna Be Gone) - Frank Crumit
  4. Introduction and Tarantelle - Jascha Heifetz

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1338
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1337
  • Science: Science vol. 52 issue 1336

Books

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

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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The Re-Creation of Brian Kent

By: Harold Bell Wright

A classic novel in which an embezzler is saved by a relative, and becomes a new man.

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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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