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Friday 1 January 1909, NewYear’s Day

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dana Andrews and Barry Goldwater. A Christmas Carol, directed by Brian Desmond Hurst, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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A Christmas Carol

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

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The Puppet's Nightmare

Directed by: Émile Cohl

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Fire at Sea

Directed by: Gianfranco Rosi

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Mrs. Jones Entertains

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: John R. Cumpson, Florence Lawrence, Jeanie Macpherson, Linda Arvidson

The Tenderfoot

Directed by: Francis Boggs

Starring: Hobart Bosworth, Betty Harte, Tom Santschi

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Dana Andrews: American actor (Laura, The Best Years of Our Lives, I was a Communist for the FBI), dies in Los Alamitos, California, of congestive heart failure at age 82.
  • Barry Goldwater
  • Laurent Di Lorto: French footballer who played goalkeeper.
  • Dana Andrews in Collins: Mississippi, USA; American actor (Battle of the Bulge, Laura, The Best Years of Our Lives, I was a Communist for the FBI) (dies 1992).
  • Stepan Bandera: Ukrainian soldier and politician (d. 1959).
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  • Drilling begins on the Lakeview Gusher.
  • Robert Fowler runs then world record marathon (2:52:45.4).

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