Thursday 16 January 1908
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Jeppe paa bjerget, directed by Viggo Larsen, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 16 January 1908 ?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Gunther Prien: German World War II submarine captain (d. 1941).
- Jean Cordebar: Meudon physician.
- Ethel Merman: American singer and actress known as the First Lady of Musical Comedy.
- Günther Prien: German captain (d. 1941).
- Gunter Prien: German military, a submarine commander whose life inspired the film, "Das Boot.
- Pinnacles National Monument, California established.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1908 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Make Believe - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
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