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Friday 12 May 1916

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ellis Bonoff and Albert Murray. The Floorwalker, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 May 1916

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Floorwalker

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Eric Campbell, Edna Purviance, Lloyd Bacon

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The Queen of Spades

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov

Starring: Tamara Duvan, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Vera Orlova, Nikolai Panov

Country: United States

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Hoodoo Ann

Directed by: Lloyd Ingraham

Starring: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, William H. Brown, Wilbur Higby

Country: United States

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Silas Marner

Directed by: Ernest C. Warde

Starring: Frederick Warde, Louise Bates, Morgan Jones, Thomas A. Curran

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Sherlock Holmes

Directed by: Arthur Berthelet

Starring: William Gillette, Marjorie Kay, Ernest Maupain, Edward Fielding

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1916 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
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Facts:
  • James Connolly was sat on a chair and shot dead in Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin, after his role in the Easter Uprising

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1916 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Kiss Me Again - Olive Kline (as Alice Green)
  2. St. Louis Blues - Prince's Orchestra

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