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Saturday 26 August 1911

1911-08-26

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Romeo and Juliet, directed by Barry O'Neil, 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 months ?

Romeo and Juliet

Directed by: Barry O'Neil

Starring: George Lessey, Julia M. Taylor, Mrs. George W. Walters

Country: United States

Re Lear

Directed by: Giuseppe de Liguoro

Starring: Giuseppe de Liguoro, Carlo Campogalliani, Arturo Padovani

Country: United States

A Balkan Episode

Directed by: Theo Frenkel

Starring: Andrej Gromov, Ivan Mozzhukhin, V. Arentsvari

Country: United States

Die Ballhaus-Anna

Directed by: Walter Schmidthssler

Starring: Max Mack, Rosa Valetti, Olivia Veit

Country: United States

Dante's Inferno

Directed by: Francesco Bertolini

Starring: Salvatore Papa, Arturo Pirovano, Giuseppe de Liguoro

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1911 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Otto Binder: American sci-fi author, librarian and manuscript reader from 1936-1938 and freelance writer from 1932.
  • Lester Lanin: orchestra leader (40 Beatle Hits).
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. All Alone - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
  2. Selections from The Pink Lady - Prince's Orchestra
  3. By the Saskatchewan - Reinald Werrenrath & Haydn Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Broad Highway

By: Jeffrey Farnol

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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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