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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in May 1913.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on May 1913: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1913?


Events

  • 01 May 1913 Longacre Theater opens at 220 W 48th Steet New York City, New York.
  • 03 May 1913 Raja Harishchandra the first full-length Indian feature film is released, marking the beginning of the Indian film industry.
  • 06 May 1913 King Nikita I of Montenegro vacates Skoetari, North-Albania.
  • 09 May 1913 17th amendment provides for election of senators by popular vote.
  • 10 May 1913 39th Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Goose aboard Donerail wins in 2:04.8.
  • 12 May 1913 Harry Green runs world record marathon (2:38:16.2).
  • 13 May 1913 Igor Sikorsky becomes the first person to pilot a 4-engine aircraft.
  • 14 May 1913 French Hals museum opens in Harleem Netherlands.
  • 19 May 1913 Webb Alien Land-Holding Bill passes, forbidding Japanese from owning land in USA.
  • 20 May 1913 38th Preakness: James Butwell aboard Buskin wins in 1:53.4.
  • 29 May 1913 Igor Stravinsky's ballet score The Rite of Spring receives its premiere performance in Paris, provoking a riot.
  • 30 May 1913 As managers who have won 1,000 games
  • 31 May 1913 Alexis Ahlgren runs world record maraton (2:36:06.6).

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in May 1913?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - When I Waltz with You
  2. - On the Mississippi
  3. - When I Lost You
  4. - In the Evening by the Moonlight
  5. - When the Midnight Choo-Choo Leaves for Alabam'

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner

The Truman Show

The Truman Show

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

Country: United States of America

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Country: United States of America

Day for Night

Day for Night

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut, Valentina Cortese

Country: United States of America

The Celebration

The Celebration

Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg

Starring: Ulrich Thomsen, Henning Moritzen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Paprika Steen