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Friday 8 October 1909

1909-10-08

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). L'innominato, directed by Mario Caserini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

L'innominato

Directed by: Mario Caserini

Starring: Fernanda Negri Pouget

Country: United States

Sherlock Holmes V

Starring: Alice Tissot, Rene Carl, Christiane Mandelys

Country: United States

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The Man in the Moon

Directed by: tienne Arnaud

Starring: Eugnie Nau, Alexandre Arquillire, Catherine Fonteney

Country: United States

Salome Mad

Directed by: Theo Bouwmeester

Starring: Alice Tissot, Christiane Mandelys, Henri Duval

Country: United States

Le printemps - Épisode 4: Les jeux et les ris - Floréal

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Alice Tissot, Christiane Mandelys, Henri Duval

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:
  • Chicago Cubs beat New York Giants 4-2 in a playoff to win National League pennant.
  • An earthquake in the Zagreb area leads Andrija Mohorovičić to identify the Mohorovičić discontinuity.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1909 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. I'm Awfully Glad I Met You - Ada Jones & Billy Murray

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Books

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Katrine Elinor

By: Macartney Lane

Elinor Macartney Lane (1864 – March 15, 1909) was an American novelist who was popular in the first decade of the 1900s. After publishing a number of short stories, she wrote three novels: Mills of God (1901),[2] Nancy Stair (1904),[3] ...

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The Silver Horde

By: Rex Beach

Rex Beach was an American novelist and playwright whose most famous works during the early 20th century consisted of Westerns, many of which are still widely read today.

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The Man in Lower Ten

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

The Man in Lower Ten is the first book ever written by Mary Roberts Rinehart, arguably the greatest American mystery writer of her generation. Vividly imagined, it combines adventure, suspense, horror, and mystery at breakneck speed.

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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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