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Monday 15 May 1911

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Max Frisch and Leo Fuchs. The Manicure Lady, directed by Mack Sennett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
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Movies

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The Manicure Lady

Directed by: Mack Sennett

Starring: Mack Sennett, Vivian Prescott, Edward Dillon, Kate Bruce

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Gunga Din

Directed by: George Stevens

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A Tale of Two Cities

Directed by: William Humphrey

Starring: Maurice Costello, Florence Turner, Charles Kent, Leo Delaney

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The Immortal Alamo

Directed by: William F. Haddock

Starring: Francis Ford, Edith Storey, William Clifford, William A. Carroll

The Heart of an Indian Maid

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Max Frisch: Swiss playwright and novelist, regarded as highly representative of German-language literature after World War II.
  • Leo Fuchs: Polish / US Yiddish actor (Galitzianer Cowboy).
  • Herta Oberheuser: German physician (d. 1978).
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Facts:
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Indiana University, incorporates.
  • British house of commons accept Parliament Bill.
  • In Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States, the United States Supreme Court declares Standard Oil to be an ''unreasonable'' monopoly under the Sherman Antitrust Act and orders the company to be broken up.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Aida - Duet, Act IV: Aida a Me Togliesti (Aida Thou Hast Taken) - Enrico Caruso
  2. I Love It - American Quartet
  3. Gems from Babes in Toyland - Victor Light Opera Co.

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