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Thursday 12 May 1921

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1921). The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joseph Beuys and Farley Mowat. Circumstantial Evidence, directed by John M. Stahl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
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What the sky looked like on 12 May 1921

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

Circumstantial Evidence

Directed by: John M. Stahl

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Mosquita muerta

Directed by: Joaquin Bissner

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The Old Swimmin' Hole

Directed by: Joseph De Grasse

Starring: Charles Ray, Laura La Plante, James Gordon, Blanche Rose

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Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

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The Goat

Directed by: Buster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair

Starring: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts, Malcolm St. Clair

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1921 ?

  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joseph Beuys: West German avant-garde artist/politician, in Dnsseldorf, Germany, at age 64.
  • Farley Mowat: Canadian writer, a best-selling novelist of "Never Cry Wolf" and "People of the Deer" in which he brought the first public attention to conservation of the Arctic.
  • Giovanni Benelli: Archbishop (Florence) / Papal candidate.
  • Henry Mackie: designer of the Belfast Calorimeter.
  • Edvard Mikcaeli: Mirzoyan composer.
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  • National Hospital Day first observed.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 12, 1921 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1921 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Look for the Silver Lining - Charles Harrison & Edna Brown (Elsie Baker)
  2. Spread Yo' Stuff - Benny Krueger & His Orchestra
  3. Do You Ever Think of Me? - Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra
  4. Moonbeams - All-Star Trio

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