Friday 24 May 1912
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Der Eid des Stephan Huller, directed by Viggo Larsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
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Which were the important events of 24 May 1912 ?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
- Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
- Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
- Saint Amadl
- Saint Suzanna
- Mary, Help of the Christians
- Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
- Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.
- André Renou: Périgny sur Yerres Painters.
- Joseph Anthony: American actor, director, screenwriter, dancer and set designer.
- Joseph Anthony [Deuster]: US director / actor (Matchmaker, Tomorrow).
- Joan Hammond: New Zealand opera singer, a mezzo-soprano noted particularly for her Puccini roles.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1912 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Love is Mine - Enrico Caruso
- Take Me Back to the Garden of Love - Columbia Stellar Quartet & Charles Harrison
- The Skeleton Rag - American Quartet
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