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Thursday 24 December 1908, Christmas Eve

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Animated Matches, directed by mile Cohl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Animated Matches

Directed by: mile Cohl

Starring: Susanne Friis, Elith Pio

Country: United States

The Tenth Act of Taikoki

Directed by: Sakiji Ichikawa

Starring: Gustav Lund, Robert Storm Petersen

Country: United States

Barn i kirke

Directed by: Carl Alstrup

Starring: Gustav Lund, Robert Storm Petersen

Country: United States

The Marriage of Krechinsky

Directed by: Aleksandr O. Drankov

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

Country: United States

En färd på Kinda kanal

Starring: Susanne Friis, Elith Pio

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 1908 ?

Holidays:
  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. There's No Moon Like the Honeymoon - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
  2. The Herd Girl's Dream - George Stehl, Marshall Lufsky & Paul Surth

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Mr. Crewe's Career

By: Winston Churchill

Fiction

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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 Trail of the Lonesome Pine

By: John Fox, Jr.

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine is a 1908 romance novel/western novel written by John Fox, Jr.. The novel became Fox's most successful, and was included among the top ten list of bestselling novels for 1908 and 1909.

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The Lure of the Mask

By: Harold MacGrath

The Lure of the Mask by Harold MacGrath

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Videogames

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