Wednesday 20 May 1908
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Resa Stockholm-Göteborg genom Göta och Trollhätte kanaler, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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Which were the important events of 20 May 1908 ?
- Saint Austregisilus
- Saint Lucifer
- Saint Theodore of Pavia
- Saint Bernardine of Siena
- East Timor National Day.
- Cameroon National Day.
- Saint Ivo of Chartres
- Louis Daquin: French actor and director (d. 1980).
- Francis Fosberg: American botanist and author (d. 1993).
- Mario Ricci: Italy Military man.
- Jimmy Stewart: American famous and beloved star and actor of TV and film, with a multitude of achievements.
- James Stewart: American actor (d. 1997).
- The Aldrich-Vreeland Act alters security deposit requirements for national banks.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1908 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- The Glow-Worm - Victor Orchestra
- My Gal Irene - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Jimmie and Maggie at The Merry Widow - Len Spencer & Ada Jones
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