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Monday 13 August 1906

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chuck Carroll and Art Shires. while The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

El pechador

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: Albert Gater, Marie Grey, James Rouse

Country: United States

El pechador

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: N/A

Country: Argentina

Invisible Thief

Directed by: Gaston Velle

Starring: Elizabeth Tait, John Tait, Norman Campbell

Country: United States

Lappbilder

Starring: Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1906 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Chuck Carroll: American football player and lawyer (d. 2003).
  • Art Shires: American baseball player and boxer (d. 1967).
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Facts:
  • Black soldiers raid Brownsville Texas.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1906 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Waiting at the Church (My Wife Won't Let Me) - Ada Jones

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Fighting Chance

By: Robert W. Chambers

The Fighting Chance

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The Jungle

By: Upton Sinclair

An ardent activist, champion of political reform, novelist, and progressive journalist, Upton Sinclair is perhaps best known today for The Jungle — his devastating exposé of the meat-packing industry.

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Jane Cable

By: George Barr McCutcheon

George Barr McCutcheon, a native of Indiana, is best remembered for his Graustark series. This romance series is set in the fictional, Eastern European like nation of Graustark.

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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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