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Tuesday 22 December 1908

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 22, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Giacomo Manzù and Max Bill. A Christmas Carol, directed by Brian Desmond Hurst, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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What the sky looked like on 22 December 1908

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Movies

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A Christmas Carol

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

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The Puppet's Nightmare

Directed by: Émile Cohl

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Fire at Sea

Directed by: Gianfranco Rosi

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Mrs. Jones Entertains

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: John R. Cumpson, Florence Lawrence, Jeanie Macpherson, Linda Arvidson

The Tenderfoot

Directed by: Francis Boggs

Starring: Hobart Bosworth, Betty Harte, Tom Santschi

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Giacomo Manzù: Italian sculptor and academic (d. 1991).
  • Max Bill: Swiss painter, abstract sculptor and architect, the author of "Continuity.
  • Marius F: Duintjer Dutch architect.
  • Giovanni Bonelli: Italian cartoonist, creator of Tex Willer.
  • Giacomo Manzu: Italian sculptor who revived the ancient tradition of creating sculptural bronze doors for ecclesiastical buildings in the mid-20th century.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 22, 1908 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1908 ?

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. When You and I Were Young, Maggie - Will Oakland
  2. Stille Nacht, Helige Nacht (Silent Night, Holy Night) - Ernestine Schumann-Heink
  3. Peerless Quartet - Old Black Joe
  4. Don't Take Me Home - Bob Roberts
  5. Billy Murray - I'm Glad I'm Married

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