Friday 5 December 1919US date format: 12/5/1919, UK date format: 5/12/1919
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 5, 1919). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Victor Collin Matthews and Adriana Benetti.
Blind Husbands, directed by Erich von Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 December 1919
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 5 December 1919 ?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Victor Collin Matthews: Businessman.
- Adriana Benetti: Italian actress who specialised in ingénue roles.
- Jean Quarez: St Amand les Eaux Military man.
- Alun Jones: Baron Chalfont English historian and politician.
- The Turkish Ministry of War releases Greeks, Armenians and Jews from military service.
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1919 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Yearning - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
- Mandy - Van & Schenck