Thursday 5 May 1921


It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Carmen, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?



Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Pola Negri, Harry Liedtke, Leopold von Ledebur

Country: United States

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Directed by: August Blom

Starring: Axel Boesen, Berthe Forchhammer, Johanne Fritz-Petersen

Country: United States

Anna Boleyn

Anna Boleyn

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Henny Porten, Emil Jannings, Paul Hartmann

Country: United States

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Dream Street

Dream Street

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Carol Dempster, Charles Emmett Mack, Ralph Graves

Country: United States

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The Queen of Sheba

The Queen of Sheba

Directed by: J. Gordon Edwards

Starring: Betty Blythe, Fritz Leiber, Claire de Lorez

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 May 1921 ?

  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Del Martin: American author and lesbian activist, she and partner Phyllis Lyon worked and lived together for over 50 years until Martin's death in 2008.
  • Edward Talboom: American football player, running back, Wyoming All-American in 1950.
  • Arthur Schawlow: American scientist and professor of physics.
  • Arthur Leonard Schawlow: American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1999).
  • Sonja Oosterman: Dutch singer (Marketensters).
See other famous people born on 05 May
Famous Deaths:
  • 1st ranger for Cleveland Metroparks hired
  • Miniature newspaper published (Brighton Gazette 10 x 13 cm).

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1921 ?

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Bright Eyes - Leo Reisman & His Orchestra
  2. Do You Ever Think of Me? - Happy Six
  3. My Mammy - Yerkes Jazarimba Orchestra
  4. Serenade - Efrem Zimbalist
  5. Why Worry? - Nora Bayes

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1921?

  • Science: Science vol. 53 issue 1374


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

The first of Sinclair Lewis’s great successes, Main Street shattered the sentimental American myth of happy small-town life with its satire of narrow-minded provincialism. Reflecting his own unhappy childhood in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, Lewis’s sixth novel attacked the conformity and ...

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The Brimming Cup by Dorothy Canfield

The Brimming Cup

By: Dorothy Canfield

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 Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence

By: Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920, and later released by D.

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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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