Thursday 29 April 1909
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. 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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Which were the important events of 29 April 1909 ?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Jean Mouisset: French Catholic prelate, who was Bishop of Nice from 1963 to 1984.
- Daniel Mayer: French politician, a member of the French Section of the Workers' International (SFIO), a socialist party in France, president of the Ligue des droits de l'homme (LDH, Human Rights League) from 1958 to 1975.
- Tom Ewell [S Yewell Tompkins] Owensboro Kentucky actor (Tom Ewell Show: 7 Year Itch, Adam's Rib).
- Daniel Raphael Mayer: Journalist / resistance leader.
- Tom Ewell: American actor and singer (d. 1994).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1909 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- The Sweetest Gal in Town - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Roses Bring Dreams of You - Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet)
- Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay! - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Uncle Josh on a Fifth Avenue Bus (new version) - Cal Stewart
- Oh, You Kid! - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
- The Message of the Red Rose - Harry Macdonough & Elise Stevenson (as Miss Walton)
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