Saturday August 29, 1908

US date format: 8/29/1908, UK date format: 29/8/1908
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 29, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Robert Merle and Jean Michelet. His First Job, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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His First Job

His First Job

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Lost and Found

Lost and Found

Directed by: Philip Hunt

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

The Blue Bird

The Blue Bird

Directed by: Walter Lang



Directed by: Benni Diez


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 29, 1908?


  • 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
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  • New York gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 29, 1908?
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Top #7 songs in the USA

  1. - Red Wing Medley
  2. - La Boheme - Quartetto: Addio, Dolce Svegliare (Farewell, Sweet Love)
  3. - I Want You
  4. - Il Trovatore - Ai Nostri Monti (Home to Our Mountains)
  5. - Bye Bye Dearie
  6. - I Want to Be a Merry, Merry Widow
  7. - Smarty

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