Sunday 5 April 1908
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
The Robber's Sweetheart, directed by Viggo Larsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1908 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Herbert Karajan: Austrian conductor, pianist and recording artist, the controversial icon of the prestigious Berlin Philharmonic who dominated post-war music in Europe.
- Bette Davis: American actress, one of the most outstanding stars of Hollywood's history.
- Mary Hemingway: American journalist, a reporter who joined Time-Life corporation in 1940 and served as a war correspondent during World War II.
- Herbert von Karajan in Salzberg: Austria; conductor, music director of the Berlin Philharmonic (1955-) (dies 1989).
- Ernestine Carey: American author (d. 2006).
- Jagjivan Ram: Indian politician 4th Deputy Prime Minister of India (d. 1986)
- Herbert von Karajan: Austrian conductor and manager (d. 1989)
- George Schick: Prague, Czechoslovakia -- Conductor (Chicago Symphony)
- Grady Sutton: Chattanooga, Tennessee -- Actor (Pruitts of South Hampton)
- Gaetano Coronaro composer: dies at age 55.
- British premier Henry Campbell-Bannerman resigns.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1908 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Good-Bye, Sweetheart, Good-Bye - Alan Turner
- Keep On Smiling - Haydn Quartet & Billy Murray
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