Monday 8 August 1910


It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). The White Slave Trade, directed by August Blom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910
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 ?

The White Slave Trade

The White Slave Trade

Directed by: August Blom

Starring: Ellen Diedrich, Victor Fabian, Julie Henriksen

Country: United States

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Ôta Dôkan

Ôta Dôkan

Directed by: Matsunosuke Onoe

Starring: Clays Hansen, Amlie Kierkegaard, Ernst Munkeboe

Country: United States

Hercules and the Big Stick

Hercules and the Big Stick

Directed by: mile Cohl

Starring: Maurice Vinot, Alice Tissot

Country: United States

The Emperor's Messenger

The Emperor's Messenger

Directed by: Luigi Maggi

Starring: Alberto Capozzi, Arrigo Amerio, Oreste Grandi

Country: United States



Directed by: Mario Caserini

Starring: Maria Caserini, Cesare Moltini

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1910 ?

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sylvia Sydney: American character actress of stage, screen and film, who rose to prominence in the 1930s appearing in numerous crime dramas.
  • Eugène Leroy: French painter; at young age he travelled to Rome and by the age of 21 had studied of the École des Beaux-Arts in Lille and in Paris; yet he would return to the region of his childhood, making his home and studio there for most of his life.
  • Francisco Brochado: Da Rocha Prime Minister of Brazil (1962).
  • Jimmy Murphy: Welsh-English footballer and manager (d. 1989).
  • Sylvia Sidney: Bronx, New York -- Actress (WKRP, Sabotage, Beetlejuice, Demon).
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  • The US Army installs the first tricycle landing gear on the Army's Wright Flyer.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1910 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Ave Maria - Frances Alda
  2. I've Got a Pain in My Sawdust - Kitty Cheatham
  3. Ring O' Roses - Harry Macdonough & Lucy Isabelle Marsh
  4. We Shall Meet Bye and Bye - Frank Stanley & Henry Burr

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

A Modern Chronicle by Winston Churchill

A Modern Chronicle

By: Winston Churchill

Not to be confused with the famous British prime minister, Winston Churchill was a 20th century American author known for best-selling historical fiction and adventure novels.

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The Wild Olive by Anonymous (Basil King)

The Wild Olive

By: Anonymous (Basil King)

Book by Anonymous [Basil King}

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Max Katherine by Cecil Thurston

Max Katherine

By: Cecil Thurston

[ Max Thurston, Katherine Cecil ( Author ) ] { Hardcover } 2008

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