Sunday 4 May 1919
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dimiter Petkov and Mary Ann.
Daddy-Long-Legs, directed by Marshall A. Neilan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1919 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Dimiter Petkov: composer.
- Mary Ann: McCall singer.
- Dory Funk: American wrestler and trainer (d. 1973).
- Basil Yamey: South African-English economist and academic.
- Milan Rastislav Stefanik: Slovak politician, French general and astronomer (Born 1880).
- Giants play their 1st legal Sunday home game, 35,000 see Phils win 4-3
- FVC soccer team forms.
- May Fourth Movement: Student demonstrations take place in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, protesting the Treaty of Versailles, which transferred Chinese territory to Japan.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1919 ?
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- Till We Meet Again - Prince's Orchestra
- A Good Man is Hard to Find - Marion Harris
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