Thursday 8 May 1913
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sidney James [Cohen] and André Gardère.
Raja Harishchandra, directed by Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1913 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Sidney James [Cohen]: Johannesburg, South Africa -- Actor (Carry On).
- André Gardère: French fencer who won a silver medal in the team foil event at the 1936 Summer Olympics.
- Saima Harmaja: Finnish poet, she lived a short life with fervent poetic creativity.
- Andre Gardere: France sport Champion.
- Bob Clampett: American animator director and producer (d. 1984).
- Sid James: South African-English actor and singer (d. 1976)
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1913 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- When I Lost You - Manuel Romain
- When I Waltz with You - Helen Clark
- On the Mississippi - Billy Murray
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?