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Sunday 28 May 1911

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fritz Hochwalder and Lea Goldberg. The Infant at Snakeville, directed by Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
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Movies

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

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

Privatsekretæren

Directed by: August Blom

Starring: William Bewer, Frederik Jacobsen, Karen Lund

Country: United States

The Lost Chord

Starring: William Bewer, Christel Holch, Rigmor Jerichau

Country: United States

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The Fatal Wedding

Directed by: Raymond Longford

Starring: Master Anson, Miss Clare, Tom Cosgrove

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 May 1911 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
  • Augustine of Canterbury
Famous Birthdays:
  • Fritz Hochwalder: Austrian playwright (d. 1986).
  • Lea Goldberg: A prolific Hebrew-language poet, author, playwright, literary translator, and comparative literary researcher.
  • Thora Hird: English actress, who initially she made regular appearances in films, before gaining her highest profile in television comedy, notably the sitcoms Meet the Wife (1963–66), In Loving Memory (1979–86), Hallelujah! (1981-1984), and for nearly two decades in Last of the Summer Wine (1986–2003).
  • Skeets Herfurt: American jazz musician, a sax and clarinet player, and singer.
  • Jean-Pierre Lévy: French head of one of the three major French resistance movements in World War II, Franc-Tireur.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. The Story of the Rose - John Barnes Wells
  2. To the Strains of That Wedding March (It's a Long, Long Walk) - Billy Murray
  3. Come, Josephine, in My Flying Machine - Harry Tally

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Books

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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

The Prodigal Judge is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Vaughan Kester is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition.

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The Winning of Barbara Worth

By: Harold Bell Wright

first edition 1911

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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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