Wednesday 14 May 1919
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
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Which were the important events of 14 May 1919 ?
- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Paraguay - Flag Day.
- St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello
- St. Just
- St. Engelmer
- St. Vincent of Lerins
- St. Victor and Corona
- St. Boniface of Tarsus
- St. Michael Garicoits
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: St. Matthias (Apostle)
- St. Engelmund
- Solange Chaput-Rolland: French-Canadian journalist and politician (d. 2001).
- Maarten Vrolijk: Dutch socialist-democrat party minister (CRM 1965-66).
- John Hope: American soldier and meteorologist (d. 2002).
- Henry J Heinz: German-American businessman, founder of the H. J. Heinz Company (Born 1844).
- Pope Benedictus XV publishes encyclical In hac tanta.
- 45th Preakness: Johnny Loftus aboard Sir Barton wins in 1:53.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1919 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Sometime - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
- Byron G. Harlan - How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree)
- Marche Francaise - Victor Military Band
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