Tuesday 12 May 1925


It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). 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..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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



Directed by: Sergei M. Eisenstein

Starring: Grigori Aleksandrov, Maksim Shtraukh, Mikhail Gomorov

Country: United States

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The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

Directed by: Larry Semon

Starring: Dorothy Dwan, Charles Murray, Oliver Hardy

Country: United States

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Whirlpool of Fate

Whirlpool of Fate

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Catherine Hessling, Charlotte Clasis, Pierre Champagne

Country: United States

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The Monster

The Monster

Directed by: Roland West

Starring: Lon Chaney, Johnny Arthur, Gertrude Olmstead

Country: United States

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Seven Chances

Seven Chances

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Ruth Dwyer, T. Roy Barnes

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1925 ?

  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
  • John Simon: Theater critic (NY Times).
  • Tony Hancock: Birmingham, England -- Actor (Rebel, Wrong Box).
  • August Winter: Belgian politician.
  • Yogi Berra: American athlete, a Hall-of-Fame baseball player, record-setting catcher, great clutch-hitter, and coach/manager known for "yogi-isms" such as "deja vue all over again," "If you come to a fork in the road, take it" and "It ain't over 'til it's over.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Walter Hagen wins PGA golf tournament.
  • Uzbekistan and Kirgizistan become autonomous Soviet republics.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1925 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. O Katharina! - Vincent Lopez & His Orchestra
  2. Alabamy Bound - Isham Jones & His Orchestra

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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 1925?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Winston Churchill -- May 11, 1925
  • Science: Science vol. 61 issue 1584


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

Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs


By: A. Hamilton Gibbs

Clean, 1926 A. L. Burt Publishing, Hardback, No DJ, Blue Cover, "Life is an uncharted ocean. The cautious mariner must need take many soundings ere he conduct his bargue to port in safety."320

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The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kenned

The Constant Nymph

By: Margaret Kenned

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The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton Porter

The Keeper of the Bees

By: Gene Stratton Porter

This quintessentially American story, containing Gene Stratton-Porter's characteristic blend of optimism and faith in nature, has inspired several movies.

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Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington

Glorious Apollo

By: E. Barrington

“Mad, bad and dangerous to know…” Caroline Lamb’s fatal description would follow Byron to his grave. He might have been among the greatest of English poets.

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Retro and Vintage gifts

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