Tuesday 31 January 1905
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John O'Hara and Anna Blaman [Johanna P Vrugt].
Wonderful Beehive, directed by Gaston Velle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
while The Clansman by Thomas Dixon, Jr. 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 most popular TV series released this week ?
Which were the important events of 31 January 1905 ?
- Blessed Ludovica
- Saint Geminianus
- Saint Marcella
- Saint Pedro Nolasco
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
- John O'Hara: American novelist and short story writer (d. 1970).
- Anna Blaman [Johanna P Vrugt]: Dutch writer (Wife and Friend).
- Eva Hart
- Diana Napier: English actress (d. 1982).
- 1st auto to exceed 100 mph (161 km/h), A G MacDonald, Daytona Beach
- Carroll Wright appointed first US Commissioner of Labor.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1905 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- Nellie Melba - Good-bye
- Runaway Motor Car - Billy Murray
- The Transformation Scene from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Len Spencer
- My Cozy Corner Girl - Harry Macdonough
- Sweet Thoughts of Home - Harry Macdonough
- Love's Old Sweet Song - Corrine Morgan
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