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Friday 25 December 1908, Christmas

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Frank Ferguson and Jan Seidel. Le paralytique, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Le paralytique

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Rene Carl, Maurice Vinot

Country: United States

Vers le Pôle Sud

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Henri Duval, Maurice Vinot

Country: United States

De Garraf a Barcelona

Directed by: Fructus Gelabert

Starring: Edith Buemann, Gustav Lund, Elith Pio

Country: United States

Smith's Knockabout Theatre

Directed by: Theo Frenkel

Starring: Edith Buemann, Gustav Lund, Elith Pio

Country: United States

Paul Wangs skæbne

Directed by: Viggo Larsen

Starring: Edith Buemann, Gustav Lund, Elith Pio

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Jack Johnson KO Tommy Burns and becomes first black heavyweight champion.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1908 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Herd Girl's Dream - George Stehl, Marshall Lufsky & Paul Surth
  2. There's No Moon Like the Honeymoon - Ada Jones & Billy Murray

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Mr. Crewe's Career

By: Winston Churchill

I may as well begin this story with Mr. Hilary Vane, more frequently addressed as the Honourable Hilary Vane, although it was the gentleman's proud boast that he had never held an office in his life.

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The Barrier

By: Rex Beach

The Barrier by Rex Beach (c. 1908 Blue Hardcover with gold color lettered spine.)

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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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The Lure of the Mask

By: Harold MacGrath

The story opens with a jump--literally. A young New Yorker, rich, of course, hears from his window on a night of fog and mist a woman's voice singing divinely.

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