Thursday 6 July 1911
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include LaVerne Andrews and Elmo Mays.
Dante's Inferno, directed by Francesco Bertolini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
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Which were the important events of 6 July 1911 ?
- Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
- Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
- Lithuania - Statehood Day.
- Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
- Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
- Roman festivals: Ludi Apollinares, games in honour of Apollo (since 208 BC) began today.
- San Fermin a Spanish Catholic festival centered in Pamplona begins today.
- Music festival EXIT begins today in Serbian town of Novi Sad.
- Czech Republic - Jan Hus Day (1415).
- LaVerne Andrews: American contralto singer, the eldest of the three siblings known as The Andrews Sisters, a close harmony singing group of the swing and boogie-woogie eras.
- Elmo Mays: American minister and spiritualist reverend who was reputed to be clairvoyant, clairaudient and able to levitate on occasion.
- Reg Tweedie: British racehorse rider, owner, and trainer; the owner-trainer of Freddie, the champion hunter chaser who become the first Scottish-trained Grand National winner.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1911 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- John McCormack - Mother Machree
- Steamboat Bill - Arthur Collins
- Tell Her I Love Her So - Reed Miller
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