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Monday 24 May 1909

1909-05-24

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Sherlock Holmes IV, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sherlock Holmes IV

Starring: Ferruccio Garavaglia, Vittoria Lepanto, Cesare Dondine

Country: United States

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I tre moschettieri

Directed by: Mario Caserini

Starring: Maria Caserini, Fanny Deslisles

Country: United States

Gøngehøvdingen

Directed by: Carl Alstrup

Starring: Aage Brandt, N. Eiberg, Solborg Fjeldse Rasmussen

Country: United States

Les heures - Épisode 4: Le soir, la nuit

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Alice Tissot, Rene Carl, Christiane Mandelys

Country: United States

Les heures - Épisode 2: Le matin, le jour

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Alice Tissot, Rene Carl, Christiane Mandelys

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Guillermo Diaz-Plaja: Spanish literary / poet (Lorca).
  • Wilbur Mills: American politician (Representative-Democrat-Arkansas)/involved with Fanne Foxe, dies at age 82.
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Facts:
  • Bristol University granted Royal Charter.

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Music Charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. To the End of the World with You - Henry Burr

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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

Rex Beach was an American novelist and playwright whose most famous works during the early 20th century consisted of Westerns, many of which are still widely read today.

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The Man in Lower Ten

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

The Man in Lower Ten is the first book ever written by Mary Roberts Rinehart, arguably the greatest American mystery writer of her generation. Vividly imagined, it combines adventure, suspense, horror, and mystery at breakneck speed.

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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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