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Monday 16 November 1908

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Soeur Emmanuelle and Raymond Peynet. The Marriage of Krechinsky, directed by Aleksandr O. Drankov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908 while The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Marriage of Krechinsky

Directed by: Aleksandr O. Drankov

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

Country: United States

En färd på Kinda kanal

Starring: Susanne Friis, Elith Pio

Country: United States

Incident from Don Quixote

Directed by: Georges Mlis

Starring: Nobuchika Nakano

Country: United States

Et folkesagn

Directed by: Viggo Larsen

Starring: Susanne Friis, Elith Pio

Country: United States

A Mala Sinistra

Directed by: Antnio Leal

Starring: Joo de Deus

Country: United States

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Which were the important events of 16 November 1908 ?

  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Soeur Emmanuelle
  • Raymond Peynet: French artist, cartoonist, designer, illustrator, known for his exceptional drawings of lovers in lanes on porcelain.
  • Emmanuelle: Dutch Roman Catholic nun dedicated to the welfare of homeless kids; well-known for her work with the "ragmen of Cairo.
  • Marianne Langewiesche: German writer.
  • Nicholas Lindley Lopez: Peruvian soldier and politician, who briefly occupied the presidency of Peru succeeding General Ricardo Perez Godoy as head of the military junta, from 3 March 1963 to 28 July 1963.
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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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Mr. Crewe's Career

By: Winston Churchill


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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 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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