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Thursday 25 October 1906

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Primo Carnera and Bets Dekens. while The Jungle by Upton Sinclair was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Lika mot lika

Directed by: Knut Lambert

Starring: Knut Lambert, Helfrid Lambert, Tollie Zellman

Country: United States

Lika mot lika

Directed by: Knut Lambert

Starring: Knut Lambert, Helfrid Lambert, Tollie Zellman

Country: Sweden

El pechador

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: Albert Gater, Marie Grey, James Rouse

Country: United States

El pechador

Directed by: Eugene Py

Starring: N/A

Country: Argentina

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 October 1906 ?

  • Day of the Romanian Army
  • Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
  • Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
  • Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Feast day of Saints Crispin and Crispian; Six Welsh martyrs and companions; forty martyrs of England and Wales
Famous Birthdays:
  • Primo Carnera: Italian world heavyweight boxing champ 1933-1934 who was called "the ambling ape.
  • Bets Dekens: Dutch discus thrower, who competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics and finished in 17th place with her all-time best throw of 29.
  • Jose Figueres Ferrer: Served as President of Costa Rica on three occasions: 1948–1949, 1953–1958, and 1970–1974.
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  • US inventor Lee de Forest patents Audion, a 3-diode amplification valve which proved a pioneering development in radio and broadcasting

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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1906 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Love Me and the World is Mine - Albert Campbell

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

The Jungle

By: Upton Sinclair

An ardent activist, champion of political reform, novelist, and progressive journalist, Upton Sinclair is perhaps best known today for The Jungle — his devastating exposé of the meat-packing industry.

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Jane Cable

By: George Barr McCutcheon

George Barr McCutcheon, a native of Indiana, is best remembered for his Graustark series. This romance series is set in the fictional, Eastern European like nation of Graustark.

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By: Winston Churchill

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work ...

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The House of a Thousand Candles

By: Meredith Nicholson

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