Wednesday August 05, 1908

US date format: 8/5/1908, UK date format: 5/8/1908

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 5, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Harold Holt and Harold Edward Holt. The Blue Bird, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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The Blue Bird

Directed by: Walter Lang


Directed by: Benni Diez

Romeo and Juliet

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli


Directed by: Louie Schwartzberg

Hide and Seek

Directed by: John Polson


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 05, 1908?


  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 05, 1908?

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. O Sole Mio - Emilio DeGogorza

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