Monday 29 June 1908
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Lebeau and Rene Gerber.
I promessi sposi, directed by Mario Morais, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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Which were the important events of 29 June 1908 ?
- The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
- Seychelles - Independence Day.
- Paul Lebeau: Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe).
- Rene Gerber: Composer.
- John Hench: in Iowa, USA; joined Disney Studios in 1939 as artist and story editor, designed Disneyland projects, Walt Disney World plans, Tokyo Disneyland, Disney's California Adventure, Animal Kingdom, named a Disney Legend in 1990.
- Leroy Anderson: American composer and conductor (d. 1975).
- Erik Lundqvist: Swedish javelin thrower (d. 1963).
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1908 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- As Long as the World Rolls On - Henry Burr
- Love Me and the World is Mine - Haydn Quartet
- Bon-Bon Buddy - Billy Murray
- Happy Days March - Arthur Pryor's Band
- Kiss Duet (Sweetest Maid of All) - Harry Macdonough & Elise Stevenson
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