Wednesday May 12, 1915

US date format: 5/12/1915, UK date format: 12/5/1915

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 12, 1915). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Frère Roger . The Captive, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
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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The Captive

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Blanche Sweet, House Peters, Gerald Ward, Page Peters

The Tramp

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Billy Armstrong, Lloyd Bacon, Bud Jamison


Directed by: Walter Wright

Starring: Chester Conklin, Charles Arling, Harry Booker, Fred Hibbard

Crossed Wires

Directed by: Frederic Richard Sullivan

Ambrose's Fury

Directed by: Dell Henderson

Starring: Mack Swain, Louise Fazenda, Alice Davenport, Dave Morris


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 12, 1915?


  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
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  • Croatians plunder Armenia, killing 250.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 12, 1915?

    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Everybody Rag with Me - George O'Connor
  2. I Want to Go to Tokio - Prince's Orchestra

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