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Monday 15 May 1911

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Privatsekretæren, directed by August Blom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
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Movies

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Privatsekretæren

Directed by: August Blom

Starring: William Bewer, Frederik Jacobsen, Karen Lund

Country: United States

The Lost Chord

Starring: William Bewer, Christel Holch, Rigmor Jerichau

Country: United States

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The Fatal Wedding

Directed by: Raymond Longford

Starring: Master Anson, Miss Clare, Tom Cosgrove

Country: United States

Gipsy Blood

Directed by: Urban Gad

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Leo Peukert, Georg Schrader

Country: United States

Getrennt und wieder vereint

Directed by: Joseph Delmont

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Hans Mierendorff, Eugenie Werner

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Leo Fuchs: Polish / US Yiddish actor (Galitzianer Cowboy).
  • Max Frisch: Swiss playwright and novelist, regarded as highly representative of German-language literature after World War II.
  • Herta Oberheuser: German physician (d. 1978).
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Facts:
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Indiana University, incorporates.
  • British house of commons accept Parliament Bill.
  • In Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States, the United States Supreme Court declares Standard Oil to be an ''unreasonable'' monopoly under the Sherman Antitrust Act and orders the company to be broken up.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1911 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Oh, That We Two Were Maying - Elizabeth Wheeler
  2. Come, Josephine, in My Flying Machine - Ada Jones & Billy Murray & American Quartet
  3. Some of These Days - American Quartet

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Books

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The Broad Highway

By: Jeffrey Farnol

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.

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The Prodigal Judge

By: Vaughan Kester

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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The Winning of Barbara Worth

By: Harold Bell Wright

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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Queed Henry

By: Sydnor Harrison

Originally published in 1911. This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies.

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