Sunday August 29, 1909

US date format: 8/29/1909, UK date format: 29/8/1909

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 29, 1909). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Francis Henry Smith and Roy Reuther. Far from the Madding Crowd, directed by Thomas Vinterberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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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Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd

Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg



Directed by: Posing Productions

The Stolen Princess

The Stolen Princess

Directed by: Oleg Malamuzh

The Moonstone

The Moonstone

Directed by: Reginald Barker

Les Miserables (Part I)

Les Miserables (Part I)


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 29, 1909?


  • 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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  • AH Latham of France sets world airplane altitude record of 155 m.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 29, 1909?
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Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. - Uncle Josh at a Baseball Game
  2. - Take Me Up with You, Dearie

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