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Thursday 12 May 1921

1921-05-12

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
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Carmen

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Pola Negri, Harry Liedtke, Leopold von Ledebur

Country: United States

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Prometheus

Directed by: August Blom

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

Country: United States

Anna Boleyn

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Henny Porten, Emil Jannings, Paul Hartmann

Country: United States

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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

Directed by: J. Gordon Edwards

Starring: Betty Blythe, Fritz Leiber, Claire de Lorez

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1921 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
  • Farley Mowat: Canadian writer, a best-selling novelist of "Never Cry Wolf" and "People of the Deer" in which he brought the first public attention to conservation of the Arctic.
  • Pierre Rouanet: Fontenay sous bois Writer.
  • Giovanni Benelli: Archbishop (Florence) / Papal candidate.
  • Joseph Beuys: West German avant-garde artist/politician, in Dnsseldorf, Germany, at age 64.
  • Henry Mackie: designer of the Belfast Calorimeter.
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Facts:
  • National Hospital Day first observed.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. My Mammy - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 53 issue 1375
  • Science: Science vol. 53 issue 1374
  • Science: Science vol. 53 issue 1373

Books

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

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

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 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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