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Thursday 12 January 1911

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christian Vebel and Judith Gee. Maria Bricca, directed by Edoardo Bencivenga, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911 while The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Maria Bricca

Directed by: Edoardo Bencivenga

Starring: Lidia Quaranta

Country: United States

Midsummer Tide

Directed by: August Blom

Starring: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Augustus Carney, Harry Todd

Country: United States

A Condessa Descalca

Directed by: Guelfo Andalo

Starring: Amica Pelissier, Cristiano Reis

Country: United States

The Daddy's Dream

Directed by: Mary Pickford

Starring: Carl Alstrup, Svend Bille, Edith Buemann

Country: United States

Anna Karenina

Directed by: Maurice Matre

Starring: M. Sorochtina, M. Trojanov, Nikolai Vasilyev

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1911 ?

  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
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  • The University of the Philippines College of Law is formally established; three future Philippine presidents are among the first enrollees.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1911 ?

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Blaze of Glory - New York Military Band
  2. In the Gloaming - Will Oakland & American Quartet
  3. Ciribiribin Waltz - Prince's Orchestra
  4. It's Always June When You're in Love - Reed Miller (as James Reed)
  5. In the Gloaming - Heidelberg Quintet

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Prodigal Judge

By: Vaughan Kester

An excellent popular book for all readers.

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The Harvester

By: Gene Stratton Porter

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The Broad Highway

By: Jeffrey Farnol

New York NY: A.L. Burt, 1911. No writing, tanned pages, separation at back ep, all intact, tanned spine, no jacket. Good condition..

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The Iron Woman

By: Margaret Deland

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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