Tuesday 20 May 1919
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gerhard Barkhorn and George Gobel.
Fool's Gold, directed by Laurence Trimble, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
while The Desert of Wheat by Zane Gre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 May 1919 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Gerhard Barkhorn: German fighter pilot (d. 1983).
- George Gobel: Chicago, Illinois -- Comedian / TV personality (I Love My Wife).
- Jacob Verdam philosopher: dies.
- Volcano Keluit on Java, erupts killing 550.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1919 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Beautiful Ohio - Henry Burr
- Arabian Nights - Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra
- I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
- Sand Dunes - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra
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