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Thursday 16 March 1911

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 16, 1911). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Josef Mengele and Pierre Harmel. A Tale of Two Cities, directed by William Humphrey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
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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 Nun

Directed by: Luis de la Madrid

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The Borrowed Flat

Directed by: Unavailable

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The Lonedale Operator

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Blanche Sweet, Francis J. Grandon, Wilfred Lucas, Edward Dillon


Directed by: Albert Capellani

Starring: Mistinguett, Émile Mylo, Paul Capellani, Carly

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Historical Events

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  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
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  • Josef Mengele: German physician and member of the Nazi party who was known as the "Angel of Death" at the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II.
  • Pierre Harmel: Belgian eminent politician, the Secretary of State and former Foreign Secretary.
  • Marion Byron: Actress (Steamboat Bill Jr), dies at 73.
  • Ivan Allen: Politician.
  • Harper Goff in Fort Collins: Colorado, USA; designed interior of Nautilus of film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, designed many Disneyland and EPCOT buildings and attractions, named a Disney Legend in 1993.
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  • Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Port Arthur (Ontario) 13-4.

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Planetary positions on March 16, 1911 - Geocentric view

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. The Dublin Rag - Ada Jones
  2. Enrico Caruso - For You Alone
  3. The Grizzly Bear - American Quartet
  4. I'm Looking for a Nice Young Fellow Who is Looking for a Nice Young Girl - American Quartet & Ada Jones
  5. The Old Oaken Bucket - Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet)

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