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Friday 24 December 1909, Christmas Eve

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adam Popovich and Adam Rapacki. Excelsior, directed by Wu Min-Hsiung, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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What the sky looked like on 24 December 1909

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Movies

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

Excelsior

Directed by: Wu Min-Hsiung

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Spring Heeled Jack

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The House of Cards

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Starring: Mary Fuller, Marc McDermott, Herbert Prior

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We Must Do Our Best

Directed by: Van Dyke Brooke

Starring: Kenneth Casey, Moe Howard

Country: United States

The Heart of an Outlaw

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: James Kirkwood, Marion Leonard, Gladys Egan, Mary Pickford

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 December 1909 ?

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 1909 ?

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Let's Go in to a Picture Show - Byron G. Harlan
  2. Sadie Salome, Go Home! - Edward M. Favor
  3. I'm Glad I'm a Boy - I'm Glad I'm a Girl - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
  4. Down at the Huskin' Bee - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
  5. It's Hard to Kiss Your Sweetheart (When the Last Kiss Means Good-Bye) - Frank Stanley & Elise Stevenson

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