Friday 26 May 1911


It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). The Moth, directed by Urban Gad, 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 ?

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

The Lost Chord

The Lost Chord

Starring: William Bewer, Christel Holch, Rigmor Jerichau

Country: United States

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The Fatal Wedding

The Fatal Wedding

Directed by: Raymond Longford

Starring: Master Anson, Miss Clare, Tom Cosgrove

Country: United States

Gipsy Blood

Gipsy Blood

Directed by: Urban Gad

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Leo Peukert, Georg Schrader

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1911 ?

  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
Famous Birthdays:
  • William McHardy: Scottish educator and professor.
  • Randi Brænne: Norwegian actress.
  • Ben Alexander: Nevada, United States -- Actor (Dragnet, Outer Gate, Mr Doodles Kicks Off).
  • Maurice Baquet: French actor, cellist and mountaineer, who died on 8 July 2005 in Noisy-le-Grand, France.
  • Henry Ephron: American playwright screenwriter and producer (d. 1992).
See other famous people born on 26 May
  • 1st Indianapolis 500 auto race is run

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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. Aida - Duet, Act IV: Aida a Me Togliesti (Aida Thou Hast Taken) - Enrico Caruso
  2. I Love It - American Quartet
  3. Gems from Babes in Toyland - Victor Light Opera Co.

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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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