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Friday 23 August 1912

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lord Kissin and Jara Ribnikar. La vida de Jose Rizal, directed by Edward M. Gross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912 while The Harvester by Gene Stratton Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

La vida de Jose Rizal

Directed by: Edward M. Gross

Starring: Robert Henderson-Bland, Gene Gauntier, Montague Sidney

Country: United States

The Blind Man's Sacrifice

Directed by: Giuseppe de Liguoro

Starring: Gennaro De Crescenzo, Giuseppe de Liguoro, Ada Sorel

Country: United States

Das 6. Gebot

Directed by: Joseph Delmont

Starring: Francesca Bertini, Alberto Collo, Gemma De Ferrari

Country: United States

Jupiter på jorden

Directed by: Georg af Klercker

Starring: Axel Ringvall

Country: United States

Der Eid des Stephan Huller

Directed by: Viggo Larsen

Starring: Viggo Larsen, Wanda Treumann, Fritz Schroeter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1912 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lord Kissin: President (GPG).
  • Jara Ribnikar: Writer.
  • Gene Kelly: American dancer, actor, director and choreographer.
  • Rathvon Tompkins: American military, United States Marine Corps general who received decorations for his gallantry in combat during World War II, the Vietnam War and the Korean War.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Enrico Caruso - Dreams of Long Ago
  2. I'd Love to Live in Loveland with a Girl Like You - Walter Van Brunt
  3. Battle Hymn of the Republic - Columbia Mixed Quartette

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Books

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The Harvester

By: Gene Stratton Porter

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The Winning of Barbara Worth

By: Harold Bell Wright

Moral fable of the ministry of capital. How to make a lot out of a little.

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The Melting of Molly

By: Maria Thompson Davies

The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection is a unique set of short stories, poems and novels from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. From tales of love, life and heartbreaking loss to humorous stories of ghost encounters, these volumes ...

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Their Yesterdays

By: Harold Bell Wright

Their Yesterdays / by Harold Bell Wright ... with illustrations by F. Graham Cootes

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