Tuesday 9 February 1909
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Carmen Miranda and Rob-Vel .
Gøngehøvdingen, directed by Carl Alstrup, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
while The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 February 1909 ?
- Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
- Saint Ansbert of Rouen
- Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
- Carmen Miranda: Portuguese-American actress known as "the Brazilian Bombshell," flamboyant over-the-top but with an irresistible force of personality.
- Rob-Vel : French cartoonist, known as Rob-Vel, his pen-name.
- Carmen Miranda [Maria do Carmo Miranda Da Cunha] Marco de Canavezes Portugal: vocalist/actress (Copacabana, Date With Judy).
- Carlo Buscaglia: Italy sport Champion.
- Heather Angel: Oxford, England -- Actress (Informer, Last of Mohicans).
- Harald Genzmer: German composer and academic (d. 2007).
- Dean Rusk: American colonel and politician 54th United States Secretary of State (d. 1994).
- John Eustace Theodore Brancker: Lawyer / parliamentarian.
- 1st federal legislation prohibiting narcotics (opium)
- 1st forestry school is incorporated at Kent, Ohio
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1909 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Brown Eyes, Good-Bye - Haydn Quartet
- The Right Church, but the Wrong Pew - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
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