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Thursday 2 January 1908

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Janis Kepitis and Ben Grauer in New York City. Barberaren i Sevilla, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908 while The Shuttle by Frances Hodgson Burnett was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Barberaren i Sevilla

Starring: Vladimir Davydov, V. Garlin, A. Novinskij

Country: United States

Trallala Lied

Directed by: Fritzi Massary

Starring: Vladimir Davydov, V. Garlin, A. Novinskij

Country: United States

The Reg Girl

Directed by: Florence Lawrence

Starring: Vladimir Davydov, V. Garlin, A. Novinskij

Country: United States

Hiawatha

Starring: Vladimir Davydov, V. Garlin, A. Novinskij

Country: United States

La toile d'araignée merveilleuse

Directed by: Georges Mlis

Starring: Susanne Friis, Elith Pio

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1908 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
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Facts:
  • Canadian branch of the Royal Mint opens in Ottawa

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1908 ?

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Messiah: Every Valley Shall be Exalted - Harry Macdonough
  2. Two Blue Eyes (Two Little Baby Shoes) - Byron G. Harlan
  3. Take Me Back to New York Town - Billy Murray
  4. The Bully - May Irwin
  5. You've Got to Love Me a Lot - Ada Jones & Len Spencer

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Shuttle

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Shuttle is a 1907 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, republished in 2007 by Persephone Books. One of Burnett's longer and more complicated books for adults, it deals with themes of intermarriages between wealthy American heiresses and impoverished British nobles.

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The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

By: John Fox, Jr.

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine is a 1908 romance novel/western novel written by John Fox, Jr.. The novel became Fox's most successful, and was included among the top ten list of bestselling novels for 1908 and 1909.

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The Lure of the Mask

By: Harold MacGrath

The story opens with a jump--literally. A young New Yorker, rich, of course, hears from his window on a night of fog and mist a woman's voice singing divinely.

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Mr. Crewe's Career

By: Winston Churchill

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