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Tuesday 15 September 1908

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gerd Gaiser and Fred Adison. Gans-Nelson Fight, directed by Joe Gans, 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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Gans-Nelson Fight

Directed by: Joe Gans

Starring: Susanne Friis, Elith Pio

Country: United States

Cuisine magnétique

Directed by: Chomont

Starring: Henny Porten

Country: United States

The Policeman's Vision

Directed by: Ferdinand Zecca

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

Country: United States

Os Guaranis

Directed by: Benjamin Oliveira

Starring: Inez Grizeta, Benjamin Oliveira

Country: United States

Hamlet

Directed by: Mario Caserini

Starring: Fernanda Negri Pouget

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 September 1908 ?

Holidays:
  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gerd Gaiser: German writer (Ship in the Mountain).
  • Fred Adison: French musician, singer and jazz conductor.
  • Kid Sheik: American trumpet player (Preservation Hall Jazz Band) (d. 1996).
  • Penny Singleton: American actress and singer (d. 2003).
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I've Taken Quite a Fancy to You - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
  2. Cuddle Up a Little Closer, Lovey Mine - Ada Jones & Billy Murray

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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 Barrier

By: Rex Beach

The Barrier by Rex Beach (c. 1908 Blue Hardcover with gold color lettered spine.)

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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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