Thursday 5 October 1905
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Harriet E MacGibbon and John Hoyt.
The Little Train Robbery, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 October 1905
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Which were the important events of 5 October 1905 ?
- Harriet E MacGibbon: American actress (d. 1987).
- John Hoyt: Actor (My Favorite Brunette), dies of lung cancer at 87.
- Harriet MacGibbon: Actress (Mrs Drysdale-Beverly Hillbillies).
- Wilbur Wright pilots Wright Flyer III in a flight of 24 miles in 39 minutes, a world record that stood until 1908.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1905 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Nobody - Arthur Collins
- Keep a Cosey Little Corner in Your Heart for Me - Ada Jones