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Tuesday 20 August 1901

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William McKinley (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Salvatore Quasimodo and Gerhard Dieke. Photographing a Country Couple, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
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Movies

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Photographing a Country Couple

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

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What Came Out of the Cheese; or, The Lilliputians in a New York Restaurant

What Happened on Twenty-third Street, New York City

Directed by: George S. Fleming, Edwin S. Porter

Starring: A.C. Abadie, Florence Georgie

Panoramic View of Electric Tower from a Balloon

Esquimaux Game of Snap-the-Whip

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 1901 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Facts:
  • Fawcett committee visits Mafeking concentration camp in Cape Colony

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1901 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Sweet Annie Moore - Harry Macdonough & S. H. Dudley
  2. J.W. Myers - In the Shade of the Palm

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