Sunday 26 January 1908
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Jeppe paa bjerget, directed by Viggo Larsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1908 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Stephane Grappelli: French jazz violinist (d. 1997).
- Stéphane Grappelli: Italian-French musician, one of the most popular jazz musicians of the last 50 years.
- Jill Esmond: Actress (13 Women, My Pal Wolfe, FP 1), dies at 82.
- Rupprecht Geiger: German painter and sculptor (d. 2009).
- Dennis Moore: American actor who specialized in western films and film serials.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1908 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Dixie Dan - Arthur Collins
- Wouldn't You Like to Have Me for a Sweetheart? - Ada Jones
- Two Blue Eyes - Billy Murray
- You - Frank Stanley
- Who Do You Love? - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
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