Friday 8 May 1925
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ali Hassan Mwinyi and Lord Jauncey.
Strike, directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925
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 1925 ?
- 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
- Ali Hassan Mwinyi: President of Tanzania (1985- ).
- Lord Jauncey: of Tullichettle; Lord of Appeal in Ordinary.
- Ali Mwinyi: Tanzanian politician 2nd President of Tanzania.
- French colonial army beats Rifkabylen in Morocco.
- 51st Preakness: Clarence Kummer aboard Coventry wins in 1:59.
- Tom Lee rescues 32 people from the ''M.E. Norman'', a sinking steamboat.
- Scopes Trial: John T. Scopes is indicted for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution.
- The National Forensic League is founded.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1925 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- The Fire Bird, Part 1 - Philadelphia Orchestra (Leopold Stokowski, Conductor)
- Oh! Lady Be Good - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra
- When My Sugar Walks Down The Street - Gene Austin & Aileen Stanley
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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 ?