Tuesday 5 May 1925
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Monica Lewis and Charles Chaplin.
Strike, directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 May 1925 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Monica Lewis: Actress (Box Office).
- Charles Chaplin: American actor, the elder son of actor Charlie Chaplin and his first wife, actress Lita Grey.
- Eddi Arent: Polish-German actor (d. 2013).
- Leo Ryan: American soldier educator and politician (d. 1978).
- Ty Cobb goes 6 for 6, (16 total bases)
- Yankee Everett Scott is benched, ending his 1,307-game playing streak
- Scopes Trial: serving of an arrest warrant on John T. Scopes for teaching evolution in violation of the Butler Act.
- The government of South Africa declares Afrikaans an official language
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1925 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- When My Sugar Walks Down The Street - Gene Austin & Aileen Stanley
- The Fire Bird, Part 1 - Philadelphia Orchestra (Leopold Stokowski, Conductor)
- Oh! Lady Be Good - Carl Fenton & His Orchestra
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