Saturday May 16, 1908
US date format: 5/16/1908, UK date format: 16/5/1908
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Swami Muktananda and Albert Gazier.
Hide and Seek, directed by John Polson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 16, 1908?
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 16, 1908?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan - My Gal Irene
- Len Spencer & Ada Jones - Jimmie and Maggie at The Merry Widow
- Victor Orchestra - The Glow-Worm