Monday 29 March 1920
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Alene Duerk and Simone Rozes.
Terror Island, directed by James Cruze, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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- St. Bertold (d.1179)
- Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
- St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
- St. Eustace
- Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
- Youth Day in Taiwan
- Festival of Ishtar.
- St. Jonas (d. 327)
- Alene Duerk: American military, the first female to achieve flag rank in the USN, named Rear Admiral in 1972 representing all Navy women.
- Simone Rozes: French lawyer, a judge by 1962, serving on the European Court of Justice 1981-1984.
- Pierre Moinot: France Writer.
- Emmanuel Tremblay: Tourly physician.
- John Belk: American businessman and politician (d. 2007).
- Clarke Fraser: American-Canadian geneticist and academic (d. 2014)
- Theodore Trautwein: American lawyer and judge (d. 2000)
- Sir William Robertson, who enlisted in 1877, becomes a field marshal in the British Army, the first man to rise to this rank from private.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1920 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- When the Moon Shines on the Moonshine - Bert Williams
- I Might Be Your Once-in-a-While - Olive Kline
- Dardanella - Prince's Dance Orchestra
- When It Comes To Lovin' the Girls, I'm Way Ahead of The Times - Eddie Cantor
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