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Thursday 26 August 1920

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 26, 1920). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brant Parker and Prem Tinsulanonda. Way Down East, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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What the sky looked like on 26 August 1920

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Movies

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

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:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Percy Fender (Surrey vs. Northants) scores 100 in 35 minutes
  • The 19th amendment to United States Constitution takes effect, giving women the right to vote.
  • The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, guaranteeing women's suffrage.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 26, 1920 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

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

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