Monday August 16, 1909

US date format: 8/16/1909, UK date format: 16/8/1909

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1909). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paul Smith Callaway and Albert Lauzero. Far from the Madding Crowd, directed by Thomas Vinterberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Movies

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Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd

Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg

Psyche

Psyche

Directed by: Posing Productions

The Stolen Princess

The Stolen Princess

Directed by: Oleg Malamuzh

The Moonstone

The Moonstone

Directed by: Reginald Barker

The Seventh Day

The Seventh Day

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: James Kirkwood, Rose King, Gladys Egan, John Tansey

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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 #3 songs in the USA

  1. - I Love, I Love, I Love My Wife, but Oh You Kid!
  2. - I Love My Wife, But Oh You Kid!
  3. - My Pony Boy

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