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Wednesday 16 August 1911

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include E F Schumacher and E Schumacher. Die Ballhaus-Anna, directed by Walter Schmidthssler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
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Movies

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

Die Ballhaus-Anna

Directed by: Walter Schmidthssler

Starring: Max Mack, Rosa Valetti, Olivia Veit

Country: United States

Dante's Inferno

Directed by: Francesco Bertolini

Starring: Salvatore Papa, Arturo Pirovano, Giuseppe de Liguoro

Country: United States

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The Infant at Snakeville

Directed by: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson

Starring: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Augustus Carney, Harry Todd

Country: United States

The Moth

Directed by: Urban Gad

Starring: Emil Albes, Asta Nielsen, Max Obal

Country: United States

Privatsekretæren

Directed by: August Blom

Starring: William Bewer, Frederik Jacobsen, Karen Lund

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1911 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. That Was Before I Met You (solo version) - Walter Van Brunt
  2. That was Before I Met You - Ada Jones & Walter Van Brunt
  3. Turn Off Your Light, Mr. Moon Man - Nora Bayes & Jack Norworth

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Broad Highway

By: Jeffrey Farnol

New York NY: A.L. Burt, 1911. No writing, tanned pages, separation at back ep, all intact, tanned spine, no jacket. Good condition..

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The Prodigal Judge

By: Vaughan Kester

The Prodigal Judge is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Vaughan Kester is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition.

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The Winning of Barbara Worth

By: Harold Bell Wright

first edition 1911

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Queed Henry

By: Sydnor Harrison

Originally published in 1911. This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies.

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