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Wednesday 18 August 1909

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Miliza Korjus and Gerard Filion. The Man in the Moon, directed by tienne Arnaud, 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 ?

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

Le printemps - Épisode 3: La becquée - Dans les vergers

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Alice Tissot, Christiane Mandelys, Henri Duval

Country: United States

Only a Tramp

Directed by: Theo Bouwmeester

Starring: Adela Carbon, Juan Catal, Ana Quijada

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 1909 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
  • Miliza Korjus: Warsaw, Poland -- Actress (Great Waltz).
  • Gerard Filion: French Canadian businessman and journalist (d. 2005).
  • John Koch: American painter, and an important figure in 20th century realist painting.
  • Gérard Filion: Canadian businessman and journalist (d. 2005).
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Facts:
  • Mayor of Tokyo Yukio Ozaki presents Washington, D.C. with 2,000 cherry trees, which President Taft decides to plant near the Potomac River.

Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. My Cousin Caruso - Billy Murray

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Magazine Covers

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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

A great tale of adventure in the wilds of Alaska. This is a story of the struggles for success by one man against other man. A man stakes all his hopes for the future on one last business venture.

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The Man in Lower Ten

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

The Man in Lower Ten By Mary Roberts Rinehart

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The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

By: John Fox, Jr.

This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

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Videogames

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