Monday 31 May 1909
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Thor Thorvaldsen and Jan Lewando.
Only a Tramp, directed by Theo Bouwmeester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Which were the important events of 31 May 1909 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Thor Thorvaldsen: Norway -- Yachtsman (1948, 52 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Jan Lewando: British director (Marks and Spencer).
- René Lefèvre-Bel: French theatre, film and stage actor, who died on 10 January 1999 at Couilly-Pont-aux-Dames, Seine-et-Marne, France.
- Rene Lefevre-Bel: France Actor.
- Art Coulter: Canadian-American ice hockey player (d. 2000).
- Aurore Gagnon: French Canadian child abuse victim (d. 1920)
- 1st NAACP conference (United Charities Building, NYC)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1909 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Softly and Tenderly - Frank Stanley & Henry Burr
- Meet Me in Rose-Time, Rosie - Billy Murray & Haydn Quartet
- American Ragtime - Billy Murray
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