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Monday 23 August 1920

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean Egen and Karl Lichte. Way Down East, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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Movies

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Way Down East

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Mrs. David Landau, Lowell Sherman

Country: United States

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Sumurun

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Ernst Lubitsch, Pola Negri, Paul Wegener, Jenny Hasselqvist

Country: United States

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The Penalty

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Jim Mason, Lon Chaney

Country: United States

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High and Dizzy

Directed by: Hal Roach

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Roy Brooks, Wallace Howe

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The Mollycoddle

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Ruth Renick, Wallace Beery, Paul Burns

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean Egen: French journalist (Le Monde, Le Canard enchaîné) and author of various books, who gained literary success with his autobiography "Les Tilleuls de Lautenbach" [The Lime Trees of Lautenbach].
  • Karl Lichte: German Nazi Captain (Hauptsturmführer) in the Waffen-SS during World War II who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross while in command of the 5th Company, 5th SS Panzer Regiment, 5th SS Panzer Division Wiking on the 6 May 1945.
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Music Charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Sergei Rachmaninoff - Prelude in G Minor, Op 23, No. 5
  2. St. Louis Blues - Marion Harris

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