Sunday 13 October 1912
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
From the Manger to the Cross; or, Jesus of Nazareth, directed by Sidney Olcott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
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Which were the important events of 13 October 1912 ?
- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
- Hugo David Weisgall: Ivancice Moravia, Czech Republic -- Composer (4 Impressions).
- Cornel Wilde: Slovak-American actor director producer and screenwriter (d. 1989).
- Roger Wybot: French military officer, specializing in intelligence information.
- André Lagarde: French professor and historian of literature.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1912 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Way Down South - Heidelberg Quintet
- Whistle It - Ada Jones & Peerless Quartet
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