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Wednesday 23 December 1908

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 23, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yousuf Karsh . 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 23 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

Which were the important events of 23 December 1908 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Yousuf Karsh: Turkish-born, Canadian portrait photographer (d. 2002).
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 23, 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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