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Thursday 8 October 1908

1908-10-08

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). A Mala Sinistra, directed by Antnio Leal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

A Mala Sinistra

Directed by: Antnio Leal

Starring: Joo de Deus

Country: United States

The Reconciliation

Directed by: James Williamson

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

Country: United States

The Fairylogue and Radio-Plays

Directed by: Francis Boggs

Starring: L. Frank Baum, Frank Burns, George E. Wilson

Country: United States

Gans-Nelson Fight

Directed by: Joe Gans

Starring: Susanne Friis, Elith Pio

Country: United States

The Policeman's Vision

Directed by: Ferdinand Zecca

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
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Facts:
  • New York Giants set season attendance record at 910,000 (broken in 1920)

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. The Right Church, but the Wrong Pew - Eddie Morton

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Books

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Mr. Crewe's Career

By: Winston Churchill

Mr. Crewe's Career, Complete

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The Barrier

By: Rex Beach

Rex Ellingwood Beach (September 1, 1877 – December 7, 1949) was an American novelist, playwright, and Olympic water polo player. Rex Beach was born in Atwood, Michigan, but moved to Tampa, Florida, with his family where his father was growing ...

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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 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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