Sunday August 16, 1908

US date format: 8/16/1908, UK date format: 16/8/1908

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include William Maxwell and William Keepers Maxwell. Lost and Found, directed by Philip Hunt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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Movies

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Lost and Found

Lost and Found

Directed by: Philip Hunt

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

The Blue Bird

The Blue Bird

Directed by: Walter Lang

Stung

Stung

Directed by: Benni Diez

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944

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Music charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming
  2. - I Love, and the World is Mine

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