Saturday 12 August 1911
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cantinflas [Mario Moreno] and Cantinflas .
Die Ballhaus-Anna, directed by Walter Schmidthssler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
while The Winning of Barbara Worth by Harold Bell Wright 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 12 August 1911 ?
- Cantinflas [Mario Moreno]: Mexico -- Actor (Around World in 80 Days).
- Cantinflas : Mexican actor and comedian, Mexico's most famous comic actor in his half century of making some 49 films.
- Alfredo Monza: Italian soccer player.
- Petrus H Hugenholtz: Dutch reformist vicar (Levenslicht), dies at 79.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1911 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- That Was Before I Met You (solo version) - Walter Van Brunt
- That was Before I Met You - Ada Jones & Walter Van Brunt
- Turn Off Your Light, Mr. Moon Man - Nora Bayes & Jack Norworth
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