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Wednesday 14 October 1908

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rudolf Ismayr and Simon Cayla. Incident from Don Quixote, directed by Georges Mlis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908 while The Shuttle by Frances Hodgson Burnett was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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Incident from Don Quixote

Directed by: Georges Mlis

Starring: Nobuchika Nakano

Country: United States

Et folkesagn

Directed by: Viggo Larsen

Starring: Susanne Friis, Elith Pio

Country: United States

A Mala Sinistra

Directed by: Antnio Leal

Starring: Joo de Deus

Country: United States

The Reconciliation

Directed by: James Williamson

Starring: Vladimir Davydov, V. Garlin, A. Novinskij

Country: United States

The Fairylogue and Radio-Plays

Directed by: Francis Boggs

Starring: L. Frank Baum, Frank Burns, George E. Wilson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
  • RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
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Facts:
  • Baseball Writers Association of America, forms
  • Smallest crowd at World Series, 6,210 fans see Cubs beat Tigers
  • The Chicago Cubs defeat the Detroit Tigers, 2-0, clinching the World Series. It would be their last one to date.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1908 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Don't Take Me Home - Eddie Morton
  2. Any Old Port in a Storm - Frank Stanley

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Books

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The Shuttle

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Shuttle is a 1907 novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, republished in 2007 by Persephone Books. One of Burnett's longer and more complicated books for adults, it deals with themes of intermarriages between wealthy American heiresses and impoverished British nobles.

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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 Lure of the Mask

By: Harold MacGrath

The story opens with a jump--literally. A young New Yorker, rich, of course, hears from his window on a night of fog and mist a woman's voice singing divinely.

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Mr. Crewe's Career

By: Winston Churchill

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