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Monday 26 January 1920

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Logan and Derek Bond. Suds, directed by Jack Dillon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920 while The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Pollyanna

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Mary Pickford, Wharton James, Katherine Griffith

Country: United States

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Within Our Gates

Directed by: Oscar Micheaux

Starring: Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin

Country: United States

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When the Clouds Roll by

Directed by: Victor Fleming

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Albert MacQuarrie, Kathleen Clifford

Country: United States

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The Greatest Question

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Ralph Graves

Country: United States

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Victory

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Jack Holt, Seena Owen, Wallace Beery

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Logan: Gorlay journalist.
  • Derek Bond: Scottish-British author and actor of London stage from 1937 and film from 1946.
  • Hans Holzer: Austrian researcher and writer who often focuses on paranormal topics.
  • Dan Martin: French astrologer, he contributed to the periodical "Astres" (1968-2008).
  • Robert Giraud: France Writer.
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Facts:
  • Former Ford Motor Company executive Henry Leland launches the Lincoln Motor Company which he later sold to his former employer.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Ben Selvin & His Orchestra - Dardanella
  2. Everybody Calls Me Honey - Nora Bayes

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1308
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1307
  • Science: Science vol. 51 issue 1306

Books

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

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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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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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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