Wednesday 4 May 1921
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John van Kesteren Dutch tenor (Komische Oper and Edo Murtic.
Carmen, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
while Main Street by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1921 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- John van Kesteren Dutch tenor (Komische Oper: West Berlin).
- Edo Murtic: Croatian painter (d. 2005).
- Robert Cointreau: French alcohol manufacturer, member of the Cointreau family, owners of the Cointreau destillery that produces cognac, liqueurs, spirits and champagne.
- Patsy Garrett: Atlantic City, New Jersey -- Actress (Nanny & the Professor).
- John van Kesteren: Dutch-American tenor and actor (d. 2008).
- Edo Murtić: Croatian painter sculptor and illustrator (d. 2005)
- Werner Schumacher: German actor (d. 2004)
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1921 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Happy Six - Do You Ever Think of Me?
- Why Worry? - Nora Bayes
- Bright Eyes - Leo Reisman & His Orchestra
- My Mammy - Yerkes Jazarimba Orchestra
- Serenade - Efrem Zimbalist
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