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Friday 23 April 1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Louis Barron and Eric Yarrow. A Man There Was, directed by Victor Sjstrm, 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.
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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 23 April 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
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Facts:
  • Turkish Grand National Assembly first meets, in Ankara.
  • The national council in Turkey denounces the government of Sultan Mehmed VI and announces a temporary constitution.
  • The Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) is founded in Ankara.

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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 1321
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1320
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1319

Books

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

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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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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