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Wednesday 22 May 1912

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 22, 1912). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Herbert C Brown and Hendrik Koekoek. Diamond Cut Diamond, directed by Darrell James Roodt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
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What the sky looked like on 22 May 1912

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

Diamond Cut Diamond

Directed by: Darrell James Roodt

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The Cry of the Children

Directed by: George Nichols

Starring: Marie Eline, Ethel Wright, James Cruze, Lila Chester

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The Victoria Cross

Directed by: Hal Reid

Starring: Tefft Johnson, Edith Storey, Wallace Reid, Rose Tapley

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The Eleventh Hour

Directed by: John Lyde

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Directed by: Géza von Bolváry

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1912 ?

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Herbert C Brown: English-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2004).
  • Hendrik Koekoek: Dutch Member of Parliament (Farmers Party).
  • Herbert Brown: English-American chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2004).
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 22, 1912 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1912 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Crucifix - Enrico Caruso
  2. Ring Ting A Ling - Ada Jones
  3. Love Never Dies - Harry Anthony & Inez Barbour
  4. Aida - Celeste Aida - Enrico Caruso

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