Saturday 30 January 1909
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Hearne and Saul David Alinsky.
Les heures - Épisode 4: Le soir, la nuit, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
while Katrine Elinor by Macartney Lane was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 30 January 1909 ?
- Richard Hearne: Norwich, England -- Actor (Captain Horatio Hornblower).
- Saul David Alinsky: Chicago, Illinois -- Radical writer (John L Lewis).
- Mihaly Hajou: composer.
- Sam Allen: American jazz musician and pianist; he began playing at age seven and performed the music in many silent films.
- Leon Soomer: Belgium Military man.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1909 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- No News, Or What Killed the Dog - Nat Wills
- Honey Lou - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Alabam' - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Arthur Pryor's Band - National Emblem March
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