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Wednesday 17 May 1911

1911-05-17

It was Wednesday, 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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

Which were the important events of 17 May 1911 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 36th Preakness: Eddie Dugan aboard Watervale wins in 1:51.
  • Mexican Revolution: Porfirio Diaz is convinced to resign but does not do so yet.

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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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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Broad Highway

By: Jeffrey Farnol

New York NY: A.L. Burt, 1911. No writing, tanned pages, separation at back ep, all intact, tanned spine, no jacket. Good condition..

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The Prodigal Judge

By: Vaughan Kester

The Prodigal Judge is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Vaughan Kester is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition.

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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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