Thursday February 01, 1906

US date format: 2/1/1906, UK date format: 1/2/1906

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 1, 1906). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Capdevielle and James Denis. Police Chasing Scorching Auto, directed by Sr. Wallace McCutcheon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Police Chasing Scorching Auto

Directed by: Sr. Wallace McCutcheon

Post No Bills

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Donkey Skin

Directed by: Jacques Demy

Our Daily Bread

Directed by: King Vidor

Beauty and the Beast

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 01, 1906?


  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
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  • 1st federal penitentiary building completed, Leavenworth, Kansas
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 01, 1906?

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie - Byron G. Harlan

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