Tuesday 5 December 1911
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Arrah-Na-Pogue, directed by Sidney Olcott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 December 1911 ?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Władysław Szpilman: Polish pianist and composer (d. 2000).
- Alfred Manessier: Non-figurative French painter, stained glass artist, and tapestry designer, part of the new Paris Schooland the Salon de Mai.
- Virginia Corbin: American actor, a child star of the silent film era.
- W?adys?aw Szpilman: Polish pianist (d. 2000).
- William Devlin: Scottish actor of stage and screen who made his name when he delivered a stellar performance as King Lear when he was only 22 (1934).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1911 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- The Small-Town Gal - George M. Cohan
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