Wednesday 19 December 1906
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Leonid I Brezhnev and H Allen Smith Illinois.
The Story of the Kelly Gang, directed by Charles Tait, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 19 December 1906 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Leonid I Brezhnev: Ukraine -- 1st Secretary of the USSR (1964-82).
- H Allen Smith Illinois: humorist/author (Armchair Detective, Low Man on the Totem Pole, Rhubarb).
- Edmond Corajod: Chamonix physician.
- Leonid Brezhnev: Ukrainian-Russian marshal engineer and politician 4th Head of State of the Soviet Union (d. 1982).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1906 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Let it Alone - Bert Williams
- It's All Right in the Summertime - Ada Jones
- Sunflower Dance - Vess Ossman
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