Saturday 8 May 1909
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Sherlock Holmes IV, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
while The Silver Horde by Rex Beach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1909 ?
- 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
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
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- Frederick Barrett runs world record marathon (2:42:31)
- Albert Raines runs world record marathon (2:46:04.6).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1909 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- To the End of the World With You - Manuel Romain
- I Wish I Had a Girl - Billy Murray
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?