Saturday 19 August 1911


It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Die Ballhaus-Anna, directed by Walter Schmidthssler, 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 ?

Die Ballhaus-Anna

Die Ballhaus-Anna

Directed by: Walter Schmidthssler

Starring: Max Mack, Rosa Valetti, Olivia Veit

Country: United States

Dante's Inferno

Dante's Inferno

Directed by: Francesco Bertolini

Starring: Salvatore Papa, Arturo Pirovano, Giuseppe de Liguoro

Country: United States

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The Infant at Snakeville

The Infant at Snakeville

Directed by: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson

Starring: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Augustus Carney, Harry Todd

Country: United States

The Moth

The Moth

Directed by: Urban Gad

Starring: Emil Albes, Asta Nielsen, Max Obal

Country: United States



Directed by: August Blom

Starring: William Bewer, Frederik Jacobsen, Karen Lund

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 1911 ?

  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
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  • New York Giant Christy Mathewson loses after beating Reds 22 straight times

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Don't Wake Me Up, I'm Dreaming - Walter Van Brunt
  2. That Railroad Rag - Walter Van Brunt
  3. In the Land of Harmony - Arthur Collins
  4. Infanta March - Fred Van Eps
  5. The Mississippi Dippy Dip - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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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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Retro and Vintage gifts

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