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Samuel Beckett

Birthday Report for April 13th, 1906

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Events of the Month for Samuel Beckett  

When Samuel Beckett entered the world, these stories made the front page of the nation's newspapers: Labor problems continue to plague the United States as workers protest poor working conditions and low salaries. President Theodore Roosevelt launches a verbal attack against "muckraking" journalists. Journalists Lincoln Steffens and Ida Tarbell defend themselves by claiming that it is their duty to expose corrupt politicians and phony deals. In other news, Great Britain and China end their dispute over Tibet. The treaty requires foreigners to ask Britain for permission to trade in Tibet.  


Entertainment News for the year Samuel Beckett was born

Audiences were applauding these developments in the entertainment industry when Samuel Beckett was an infant. This year Fred and Adele Astaire, age seven and eight, make their dancing debut as a vaudeville dance team. In the music industry, a musical program is broadcast on radio for the first time, in Massachusetts. And song classics Anchors Aweigh and You're a Grand Old Flag are introduced.

Popular Music when Samuel Beckett was born.

When Samuel Beckett was rocking in a cradle, these songs were topping the music charts: Back in 1906, the popular songs were: Anchors Aweigh performed by A.H. Miles; Arrah Wanna performed by Jack Drislane; Cheyenne sung by Harry H. Williams; as well as Dreaming by L.W. Heiser. Also topping the musical charts: He's A Cousin of Mine by Cecil Mack; Let It Alone by Alex Rogers; Moonbeams by Henry Blossom; and the ever popular Poor John! by Fred W. Leigh.

Movie News for the year Samuel Beckett was born.

While Samuel Beckett was discovering how to stand up, The Academy gave a standing ovation to these movies and actors: Art- Matisse painted 'The Joy of Life.' won the Best Movie Academy Award in 1906. Also this year, the Academy Award for Best Actor went to Film for his role in Humorous Phases of Funny Faces and the Best Actress Award went to Music for her role in George Cohan's musical '45 Minutes From Broadway'.

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