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Tuesday 27 April 1920

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include James R Mann and Guido Cantelli. Bullet Proof, directed by Lynn F. Reynolds, 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 ?

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 27 April 1920 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Liberalis
  • Saint Mariana
  • Saint Floribert
  • Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
  • Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
Famous Birthdays:
  • James R Mann: American attorney and politician (d. 2010).
  • Guido Cantelli: Italian orchestral conductor, who was named Musical Director of La Scala, Milan in November 1956 but whose promising career was cut short only one week later by his death on 24 November at the age of 36 in an aircraft crash in Paris, France.
  • Edwin Morgan: Scottish poet, said to be the greatest contemporary poet of today; self-proclaimed as gay at age 70.
  • Mark Krasnosel'skii: Ukrainian-Russian mathematician and academic (d. 1997).
  • James Mann: American colonel lawyer and politician (d. 2010).
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Facts:
  • Pogrom leader Petljoera declares Ukraine Independence.

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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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Magazine Covers

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 ?

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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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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