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Tuesday 8 May 1906

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Van Vactor and Maurice Le Lannou. Invisible Thief, directed by Gaston Velle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
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Movies

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Invisible Thief

Directed by: Gaston Velle

Starring: Elizabeth Tait, John Tait, Norman Campbell

Country: United States

Lappbilder

Starring: Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Country: United States

Réactions de Suzanne

Directed by: Ovide Decroly

Starring: Albert Gater, Marie Grey, James Rouse

Country: United States

Gabino, el Mayora

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: Albert Gater, Marie Grey, James Rouse

Country: United States

El soldado de la Independencia

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: Albert Gater, Marie Grey, James Rouse

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Van Vactor: Plymouth, Indiana -- Composer (Chaconne).
  • Maurice Le Lannou: French geographer, who died on 3 July 1992.
  • Roberto Rossellini: Italian acclaimed film director, producer and scenarist, the leading representative of the post WW II wave of realism.
  • Esther Hoffe: Israeli mistress of Max Brod (d. 2007).
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Facts:
  • Philadelphia Athletics pitcher Chief Benders plays outfield and hits two homeruns.

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Music Charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. The Grand Old Rag - Billy Murray

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Coniston

By: Winston Churchill

First I am to write a love-story of long ago, of a time some little while after General Jackson had got into the White House and had shown the world what a real democracy was.

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Lady Baltimore

By: Owen Wister

The classic novel of post-Civil War Charleston life, a portrayal of the process of healing the wounds of war through reconciliation between Northerners and Southerners on a personal, not political, level.

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The Fighting Chance

By: Robert W. Chambers

Wenzell, A. B. (Albert Beck), (1864-1917)... Robert William Chambers (May 26, 1865 – December 16, 1933) was an American artist and fiction writer, best known for his book of short stories entitled The King in Yellow, published in 1895.He

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The House of a Thousand Candles

By: Meredith Nicholson

The House of a Thousand Candles by Meredith Nicholson

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