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Friday 21 August 1908

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Farrar and M M Kaye. while The Lure of the Mask by Harold MacGrath was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Fight for Freedom

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Florence Auer, John G. Adolfi, Kate Bruce

Country: United States

Suzugamori

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

Country: United States

Maria Marten

Directed by: William Haggar

Starring: Violet Haggar, Walter Haggar

Country: United States

I promessi sposi

Directed by: Mario Morais

Starring: Gustav Lund, Robert Storm Petersen

Country: United States

Los carreros

Directed by: Eugene Py

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Farrar: Forest Gate, England -- Actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse).
  • M M Kaye: British writer (d. 2004).
  • Kaye : East Indian writer and painter, made successful career of writing children's books, historical novels and mysteries.
  • M Kaye: Indian-English author and illustrator (d. 2004).
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Lure of the Mask

By: Harold MacGrath

The story opens with a jump--literally. A young New Yorker, rich, of course, hears from his window on a night of fog and mist a woman's voice singing divinely.

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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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Mr. Crewe's Career

By: Winston Churchill

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