Friday 17 November 1911


It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Dr. Gar el Hama I, directed by Eduard Schnedler-Srensen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
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 ?

Dr. Gar el Hama I

Dr. Gar el Hama I

Directed by: Eduard Schnedler-Srensen

Starring: Carl Alstrup, Svend Bille, Edith Buemann

Country: United States

The Four Daredevils

The Four Daredevils

Directed by: Alex Christians

Starring: Robert Dinesen, Edith Buemann, Tilley Christiansen

Country: United States

Giovanna la pallida

Giovanna la pallida

Directed by: Gennaro Righelli

Starring: Gennaro Righelli, Maria Righelli

Country: United States

Verirrte Seelen - Die Tragödie einer Familie

Verirrte Seelen - Die Tragödie einer Familie

Directed by: Joseph Delmont

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Leo Peukert, Georg Schrader

Country: United States

A Tale of the Australian Bush

A Tale of the Australian Bush

Directed by: Gaston Mervale

Starring: A.J. Patrick, Godfrey Cass, Harry Beaumont

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1911 ?

  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 17 November
  • The Omega Psi Phi fraternity, the first African-American fraternity at an historically black college or university, is founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. I Want a Girl Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad - Walter Van Brunt & American Quartet
  2. Alexander's Ragtime Band - Billy Murray
  3. The Camptown Races (Gwine to Run All Night) - Billy Murray

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Magazine Covers

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

The Broad Highway by Jeffrey Farnol

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

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

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

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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