Sunday 31 May 1908
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1908 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Serge Rubenstein: Russian entrepreneur, a money juggler called a "financial wizard.
- Mellie Uyldert: Dutch astrologer, one of Holland's Grand Ladies in astrology, instrumental in the revival of the interest in natural healing, herbs, precious stones and metals.
- Sigfred Johansen: Danish actor (d. 1953).
- Nils Poppe: Swedish actor director and screenwriter (d. 2000).
- Marcel Lennuyeux: Toulouse Military man.
- Don Ameche: American actor in vaudeville and radio with some 50 films from 1936. He retired in 1950 comfortably on his investments. His films included "The Story of Alexander Graham Bell," 1939. Ameche remarked that acting was never a consuming interest. He was an avid reader and enjoyed the social exchange of dining with friends, usually people outside of show business.
- Ernest Terreau: France sport Champion
- Louis-Honore Frechette: French Canadian poet (Born 1839).
- Miss Pottelsberghe de la Pottery is first airplane passenger (Belgium).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1908 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- The Vilia Song - Elise Stevenson
- Maxim's - Harry Macdonough
- From Your Dear Heart to Mine - Frank Stanley
- Women - Peerless Quartet
- The Rosary - Ernestine Schumann-Heink
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