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Sunday 15 August 1909

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 15, 1909). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include GA Oorschot and Hugo Winterhalter. The Way of the Cross, directed by J. Stuart Blackton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Way of the Cross

Directed by: J. Stuart Blackton

Starring: Rose Tapley, Maurice Costello, William Humphrey, Edith Storey

Elastic Transformation

Directed by: Jean Durand

Starring: Joaquim Renez

Cochero de tranvía

Mrs. Jones' Lover; or, 'I Want My Hat'

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: John R. Cumpson, Florence Lawrence, Anthony O'Sullivan, Dorothy Bernard

The Hungry Actor

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Historical Events

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  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • GA Oorschot: Dutch writer, poet and influential publisher of modern Dutch writers and the Russian world literature.
  • Hugo Winterhalter: American composer and bandleader (d. 1973).
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Famous Deaths:
  • A group of mid-level Greek Army officers launches the Goudi coup, seeking wide-ranging reforms.

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