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Tuesday 12 January 1909

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mauritz Hugo and Edmond Helfer. De Garraf a Barcelona, directed by Fructus Gelabert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909 while Katrine Elinor by Macartney Lane was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

De Garraf a Barcelona

Directed by: Fructus Gelabert

Starring: Edith Buemann, Gustav Lund, Elith Pio

Country: United States

Le paralytique

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Rene Carl, Maurice Vinot

Country: United States


Directed by: François Evenepoel

Starring: Maria Caserini, Fanny Deslisles

Country: United States

La princesse d'Ys

Directed by: tienne Arnaud

Starring: Alice Tissot, Maurice Vinot

Country: United States

Le miroir hypnotique

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Rene Carl, Maurice Vinot

Country: United States

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Which were the important events of 12 January 1909 ?

  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
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  1. If You'll Remember Me - Henry Burr

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Katrine Elinor

By: Macartney Lane

Elinor Macartney Lane (1864 – March 15, 1909) was an American novelist who was popular in the first decade of the 1900s. After publishing a number of short stories, she wrote three novels: Mills of God (1901),[2] Nancy Stair (1904),[3] ...

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The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

By: John Fox, Jr.

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine is a 1908 romance novel/western novel written by John Fox, Jr.. The novel became Fox's most successful, and was included among the top ten list of bestselling novels for 1908 and 1909.

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The Silver Horde

By: Rex Beach

Rex Beach was an American novelist and playwright whose most famous works during the early 20th century consisted of Westerns, many of which are still widely read today.

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The Man in Lower Ten

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

"The Man in Lower Ten" book has a beautiful glossy cover and a blank page for the dedication. "McKnight is gradually taking over the criminal end of the business.

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