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Tuesday 31 August 1909

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carmen De Tommaso and Gérard Huyghe. Sherlock Holmes V, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Sherlock Holmes V

Starring: Alice Tissot, Rene Carl, Christiane Mandelys

Country: United States

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The Man in the Moon

Directed by: tienne Arnaud

Starring: Eugnie Nau, Alexandre Arquillire, Catherine Fonteney

Country: United States

Salome Mad

Directed by: Theo Bouwmeester

Starring: Alice Tissot, Christiane Mandelys, Henri Duval

Country: United States

Le printemps - Épisode 4: Les jeux et les ris - Floréal

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Alice Tissot, Christiane Mandelys, Henri Duval

Country: United States

Le printemps - Épisode 3: La becquée - Dans les vergers

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Alice Tissot, Christiane Mandelys, Henri Duval

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Carmen De Tommaso: French fashion designer, founder of the label Carven, opened her first boutique in Paris in 1941.
  • Gérard Huyghe: French Catholic clergyman, who was Bishop Emeritus of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer).
  • Carmen Carven: Chatellerault EXecutives.
  • Ferenc Fejtő: Hungarian-French journalist and political scientist (d. 2008).
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Facts:
  • A J Reach Co patents cork-centered baseball
  • Thure Johnstown wins Stockholm marathon (2:40:34.2)

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1909 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Take Me Up with You, Dearie - Billy Murray & Haydn Quartet
  2. Uncle Josh at a Baseball Game - Cal Stewart

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Katrine Elinor

By: Macartney Lane

Elinor Macartney Lane (1864 – March 15, 1909) was an American novelist who was popular in the first decade of the 1900s. After publishing a number of short stories, she wrote three novels: Mills of God (1901),[2] Nancy Stair (1904),[3] ...

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The Silver Horde

By: Rex Beach

A great tale of adventure in the wilds of Alaska. This is a story of the struggles for success by one man against other man. A man stakes all his hopes for the future on one last business venture.

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The Man in Lower Ten

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

The Man in Lower Ten By Mary Roberts Rinehart

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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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