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Saturday 24 April 1920

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Clément Lépidis and Fernand Pierrot. The Son of Tarzan, directed by Arthur J. Flaven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920 while Mary-Marie by Eleanor H. Porter 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 24 April 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Clément Lépidis: French writer of Greek descent.
  • Fernand Pierrot: French aviator, a fighter pilot in World War II who served with the Normandie-Niemen regiment.
  • Paul Wonner: American artist who rose to prominence in the 1950s as an abstract expressionist associated with the Bay Area Figurative Movement, along with his partner, Theophilus Brown (1919-2012), whom he met in 1952 while attending graduate school.
  • Brigitte Dryander: Germany Actor.
  • Jean Sargueil: Egletons EXecutives.
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Facts:
  • British Mandate over Palestine goes into effect (lasts 28 years).
  • Polish troops attack Ukraine.
  • Polish–Soviet War: Polish and anti-Soviet Ukrainian troops attack the Red Army in Soviet Ukraine.

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Just Like a Gypsy - Nora Bayes
  2. That Tumble-Down Shack in Athlone - John McCormack
  3. Chloe - Al Jolson
  4. Elder Eatmore's Sermon on Generosity - Bert Williams
  5. That Naughty Waltz - Columbia Orchestra

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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 ?

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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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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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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