Friday May 05, 1905

US date format: 5/5/1905, UK date format: 5/5/1905

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 5, 1905). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Maria Caniglia and Arnold Meijer. Fireworks, directed by Katie Messer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Directed by: Katie Messer

The Sign of the Cross

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Peeping Tom in the Dressing Room

The Wandering Jew

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 05, 1905?


  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
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  • Robert S Abbott published first issue of newspaper "Chicago Defender".
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 05, 1905?

    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Hearts and Flowers - Arthur Pryor's Band
  2. In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree - Albert Campbell

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