Thursday May 15, 1919

US date format: 5/15/1919, UK date format: 15/5/1919

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 15, 1919). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Different from the Others, directed by Richard Oswald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
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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Different from the Others

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Leo Connard, Ilse von Tasso-Lind, Alexandra Willegh

Country: United States of America

The Busher

Directed by: Jerome Storm

Starring: Charles Ray, Colleen Moore, John Gilbert, Jay Morley

The Red Lantern

Directed by: Albert Capellani

Starring: Alla Nazimova, Noah Beery, Charles Bryant, Edward Connelly

The Sea Wolf

Ring Up the Curtain

Directed by: Alfred J. Goulding

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels, 'Snub' Pollard, Bud Jamison


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 15, 1919?


  • 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.
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  • Brooklyn Dodgers score ten runs in 13th to beat Cincinnati Reds 10-0.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 15, 1919?

    Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. Sand Dunes - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra
  2. Beautiful Ohio - Henry Burr
  3. Arabian Nights - Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra
  4. I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell

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