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Sunday 12 January 1908

1908-01-12

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Barberaren i Sevilla, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908 while Mr. Crewe's Career by Winston Churchill was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Barberaren i Sevilla

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

Country: United States

Trallala Lied

Directed by: Fritzi Massary

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

Country: United States

The Reg Girl

Directed by: Florence Lawrence

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

Country: United States

Hiawatha

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

Country: United States

La toile d'araignée merveilleuse

Directed by: Georges Mlis

Starring: Susanne Friis, Elith Pio

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1908 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
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Facts:
  • A long-distance radio message is sent from the Eiffel Tower for the first time.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Make Believe - Ada Jones & Billy Murray

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Books

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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

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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