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Sunday 20 August 1911

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michèle Alfa and Ronald Udell. Die Ballhaus-Anna, directed by Walter Schmidthssler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911 while The Harvester by Gene Stratton Porter was one of the best selling books.
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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


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 20 August 1911 ?

  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
Famous Birthdays:
  • Michèle Alfa: French actress who died on 24 August 1987 in Vésinet, France.
  • Ronald Udell: England, United Kingdom -- Production designer (Pinewood Studios).
  • Jean Deyrolle: French abstract painter.
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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Don't Wake Me Up, I'm Dreaming - Walter Van Brunt
  2. That Railroad Rag - Walter Van Brunt
  3. In the Land of Harmony - Arthur Collins
  4. Infanta March - Fred Van Eps
  5. The Mississippi Dippy Dip - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Harvester

By: Gene Stratton Porter

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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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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

An excellent popular book for all readers.

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