Sunday 30 August 1908
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1908 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Maurice Archambaud: French professional cyclist from 1932 to 1944, nicknamed le nabot ("the dwarf") due to his short stature.
- Fred MacMurray: Actor (My Three Sons), dies of pneumonia at 83.
- Giulio D'Anna: Italy Painter.
- Leda Gloria: Italian film actress who appeared in 66 films between 1929 and 1965.
- Leonor Fini: Painter.
- Willie Bryant: New Orleans, Louisiana -- Singer (Sugar Hill Times)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1908 ?
Top #7 songs in the USA
- Smarty - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
- La Boheme - Quartetto: Addio, Dolce Svegliare (Farewell, Sweet Love) - Enrico Caruso & Geraldine Farrar & Antonio Scotti & Gina Viafora
- Red Wing Medley - Arthur Pryor's Band
- I Want to Be a Merry, Merry Widow - Ada Jones
- I Want You - Henry Burr
- Il Trovatore - Ai Nostri Monti (Home to Our Mountains) - Enrico Caruso & Louise Homer
- Bye Bye Dearie - Frank Stanley & Henry Burr
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