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Friday 27 August 1909

US date format: 8/27/1909, UK date format: 27/8/1909

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 27, 1909). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lester Young and Sylvère Maes. Far from the Madding Crowd, directed by Thomas Vinterberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Far from the Madding Crowd

Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg

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Directed by: Posing Productions

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Never Again

Directed by: Not specifed

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Directed by: Matthew Diamond

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The Moonstone

Directed by: Reginald Barker

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Historical Events

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  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lester Young: American saxophonist and clarinet player (d. 1959).
  • Sylvère Maes: Belgian road cyclist racer, he won twice the Tour de France, in 1936 and 39, and once Paris-Roubaix race.
  • Sylveer Maes: Belgian bicylist.
  • Sylvere Maes: Belgian cyclist (d. 1966).
  • André Deluol: French sculptor who died in Saint-Michel-en-l'Herm on 26 April 2003.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 27, 1909 - Geocentric view

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Take Me Up with You, Dearie - Billy Murray & Haydn Quartet
  2. Uncle Josh at a Baseball Game - Cal Stewart

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