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Saturday 29 August 1908

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 29, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robert Merle and Jean Michelet. Robin Hood, directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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What the sky looked like on 29 August 1908

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Movies

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Robin Hood

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

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Stung

Directed by: Benni Diez

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Behind the Scenes

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Florence Lawrence, Gladys Egan, Kate Bruce, George Gebhardt

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Mary Stuart

Directed by: Albert Capellani

Starring: Jeanne Delvair, Jacques Grétillat, Henry Krauss, Paul Capellani

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Robert Merle: French author, sci-fi writer, teacher, philologist, also journalist, communist, historian, novelist.
  • Jean Michelet: Norwegian officer and industrialist.
  • Henri Drieux: Dernay physician.
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Facts:
  • New York gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 29, 1908 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #7 songs in the USA
  1. Smarty - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
  2. I Want to Be a Merry, Merry Widow - Ada Jones
  3. Bye Bye Dearie - Frank Stanley & Henry Burr
  4. Il Trovatore - Ai Nostri Monti (Home to Our Mountains) - Enrico Caruso & Louise Homer
  5. I Want You - Henry Burr
  6. La Boheme - Quartetto: Addio, Dolce Svegliare (Farewell, Sweet Love) - Enrico Caruso & Geraldine Farrar & Antonio Scotti & Gina Viafora
  7. Red Wing Medley - Arthur Pryor's Band

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