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Tuesday 23 January 1900

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was William McKinley (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mary Philips and Ralph Graves. Fight Between a Lion and a Bull, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1900
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Romeo and Juliet

Directed by: Clment Maurice

Starring: Emilio Cossira

Country: United States

Trial Run of the Battleship 'Alabama'

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

Alladin and the Wonderful Lamp

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

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Le danse des saisons

Directed by: Alice Guy

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

The Girl from Paris

Starring: Beatrice Day, Harold Graham, Mr. Graham

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1900 ?

  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mary Philips: Connecticut, United States -- Actress (Farewell to Arms, Incendiary Blonde).
  • Ralph Graves: Cleveland, Ohio -- Actor (Dirigible, Flight, Dream Street).
  • William Ifor Jones: Welsh conductor and organist (d. 1988).
  • William Jones: Welsh organist and conductor (d. 1988).
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  • The Battle of Spion Kop between the forces of the South African Republic and the Orange Free State and British forces during the Second Boer War resulted in a British defeat.
  • 5,000 Austrian miners go on strike.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1900 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Mandy Lee - Albert Campbell
  2. If you Were Only Mine - Albert Campbell
  3. I'd Leave My Happy Home for You - Edward M. Favor

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To Have and to Hold

By: Mary Johnston

To Have and to Hold (1899) is a novel by American author Mary Johnston. Published by Houghton Mifflin, it was the bestselling novel in the United States in the following year (1900).

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Red Pottage

By: Mary Cholmondele

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Unleavened Bread

By: Robert Grant

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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The Reign of Law

By: James Lane Allen

He had on heavy shoes, the toes green with grass stain; the leather so seasoned by morning dews as to be like wood for hardness. These were to keep his feet protected from briers or from the bees scattered upon ...

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