Thursday 16 December 1909


It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Sonho de Valsa, directed by Jos Gonalves Leonardo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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 30 days ?

Sonho de Valsa

Sonho de Valsa

Directed by: Jos Gonalves Leonardo

Starring: Luis Bastos, Antnio Cataldi, Maria da Piedade

Country: United States



Directed by: Mario Caserini

Starring: Dante Cappelli, Maria Caserini, Amleto Palormi

Country: United States

The Life of Moses

The Life of Moses

Directed by: J. Stuart Blackton

Starring: Pat Hartigan, Julia Arthur, William Humphrey

Country: United States

John Farley's Redemption

John Farley's Redemption

Directed by: Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset

Starring: Charles Krauss, Josette Andriot, Rene Sylvaire

Country: United States

De onde veje

De onde veje

Directed by: Edith Buemann

Starring: Rene Carl, Maurice Vinot

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 December 1909 ?

  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
  • Bahrain - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Henricus Verbunt: Civil servant / resistance fighter.
  • Edgar Mittelholzer: Guyanese novelist, the earliest novelist from the West Indian region to establish himself in Europe and gain a significant European readership.
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  • US pressure forces Nicaraguan President JosT Santos Zelaya from office.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Put on Your Old Gray Bonnet - Haydn Quartet

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

Katrine Elinor by Macartney Lane

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

The Silver Horde

By: Rex Beach

Excerpt: ... down about your ears. I thought you had more perception." The girl's voice was sharp, and she wore that expression of unyouthful weariness that Boyd had noted before.

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The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart

The Man in Lower Ten

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

About the Book- Mary Roberts Rinehart (August 12, 1876 – September 22, 1958) was an American writer, often called the American Agatha Christie, although her first mystery novel was published 14 years before Christie's.She

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The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox, Jr.

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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