Wednesday 1 July 1908


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). I promessi sposi, directed by Mario Morais, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

I promessi sposi

I promessi sposi

Directed by: Mario Morais

Starring: Gustav Lund, Robert Storm Petersen

Country: United States

Maria Marten

Maria Marten

Directed by: William Haggar

Starring: Violet Haggar, Walter Haggar

Country: United States

Los carreros

Los carreros

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: Vladimir Davydov, V. Garlin, A. Novinskij

Country: United States

The Pupa Changes Into a Butterfly

The Pupa Changes Into a Butterfly

Starring: Robert Storm Petersen, Clara Nebelong, Viggo Larsen

Country: United States

Resa Stockholm-Göteborg genom Göta och Trollhätte kanaler

Resa Stockholm-Göteborg genom Göta och Trollhätte kanaler

Starring: Henny Porten

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1908 ?

  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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  • SOS is adopted as the international distress signal.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1908 ?

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Kiss Duet (Sweetest Maid of All) - Harry Macdonough & Elise Stevenson
  2. As Long as the World Rolls On - Henry Burr
  3. Love Me and the World is Mine - Haydn Quartet
  4. Bon-Bon Buddy - Billy Murray
  5. Happy Days March - Arthur Pryor's Band

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Magazine Covers

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Mr. Crewe's Career by Winston Churchill

Mr. Crewe's Career

By: Winston Churchill

I may as well begin this story with Mr. Hilary Vane, more frequently addressed as the Honourable Hilary Vane, although it was the gentleman's proud boast that he had never held an office in his life.

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The Barrier by Rex Beach

The Barrier

By: Rex Beach

While the plot of The Barrier approaches the melodrama, and the sensitive reader is shocked by the brutal use of the English language, the vividness of the descriptions carries him bodily into the wilds of Alaska, and when the book ...

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The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox, Jr.

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

By: John Fox, Jr.

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine is a 1908 romance novel/western novel written by John Fox, Jr.. The novel became Fox's most successful, and was included among the top ten list of bestselling novels for 1908 and 1909.

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The Lure of the Mask by Harold MacGrath

The Lure of the Mask

By: Harold MacGrath

The story opens with a jump--literally. A young New Yorker, rich, of course, hears from his window on a night of fog and mist a woman's voice singing divinely.

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