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Thursday 27 May 1920

US date format: 5/27/1920, UK date format: 27/5/1920

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 27, 1920). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include William Crawshay and Michael Webster. Tit for Tat, directed by Charley Rogers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Tit for Tat

Directed by: Charley Rogers

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The Toll Gate

Directed by: Lambert Hillyer

Starring: William S. Hart, Anna Q. Nilsson, Joseph Singleton, Jack Richardson

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Directed by: Ruben Preuss

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Directed by: Fred Niblo

Starring: Louise Glaum, Irving Cummings, Peggy Pearce, Myrtle Stedman

Country: United States

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: John S. Robertson

Starring: John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield, Brandon Hurst, Charles Lane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 May 1920 ?

  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
Famous Birthdays:
  • William Crawshay: Lord-Lieutenant of Gwent.
  • Michael Webster: CEO (DRG).
  • James Marangé: French trade unionist, who served as Permanent Secretary of the National Union of Teachers (SNI), then Secretary General of the Federation of National Education (FEN) from 1967 to 1974.
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  • Tatar ASSR is established in Russian SFSR.
  • Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk becomes president of Czechoslovakia.

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Planetary positions on May 27, 1920 - Geocentric view

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Afghanistan - Prince's Orchestra
  2. When My Baby Smiles at Me - Ted Lewis & His Band
  3. That Wonderful Kid from Madrid - Al Jolson
  4. I'll See You In C-U-B-A - Billy Murray

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