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Friday 4 May 1906

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Esmond Knight . Invisible Thief, directed by Gaston Velle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906 while Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Invisible Thief

Directed by: Gaston Velle

Starring: Elizabeth Tait, John Tait, Norman Campbell

Country: United States


Starring: Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Country: United States

Primi calori

Directed by: Arturo Ambrosio

Country: Italy

Réactions de Suzanne

Directed by: Ovide Decroly

Country: Belgium

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 1906 ?

  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Esmond Knight: East Sheen, England -- Actor (Hamlet, Sleeping Murder).
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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1906 ?

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. When You and I Were Young, Maggie - Richard Jose
  2. Just a Little rocking Chair and You - Billy Murray
  3. When the Mocking Birds are Singing in the Wildwood - Harry Macdonough
  4. If a Girl Like You Loved a Boy Like Me - Harry Macdonough
  5. On an Automobile Afternoon - Harry Tally

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

Jane Cable

By: George Barr McCutcheon

George Barr McCutcheon, a native of Indiana, is best remembered for his Graustark series. This romance series is set in the fictional, Eastern European like nation of Graustark.

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The Jungle

By: Upton Sinclair

An ardent activist, champion of political reform, novelist, and progressive journalist, Upton Sinclair is perhaps best known today for The Jungle — his devastating exposé of the meat-packing industry.

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By: Winston Churchill

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work ...

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The House of a Thousand Candles

By: Meredith Nicholson

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