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Saturday 1 August 1914

1914-08-01

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Patchwork Girl of Oz, directed by J. Farrell MacDonald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Patchwork Girl of Oz

Directed by: J. Farrell MacDonald

Starring: Violet MacMillan, Frank Moore, Raymond Russell

Country: United States

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The Avenging Conscience: or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Spottiswoode Aitken, Blanche Sweet

Country: United States

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The King of the Beggars

Starring: Grete Berger, Carl Clewing, Jean Ducret

Country: United States

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The Land of the Lost

Directed by: Arthur Donaldson

Starring: Mary Pickford, Owen Moore, Isabel Vernon

Country: United States

Stuart Webbs: Das Panzergewölbe

Directed by: Joe May

Starring: Ernst Reicher, Hermann Picha, Fritz Richard

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jack Delano: American photographer and composer (d. 1997).
  • Alan Moore: Australian painter and educator (d. 2015).
  • J Thompson: English-Canadian director producer and screenwriter (d. 2002).
  • J Lee Thompson: British film director (d. 2002).
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Facts:
  • British fleet reaches Scapa Flow
  • Emperor Wilhelm II declares war on his nephew tsar Nicolas II (WWI)
  • France and Germany mobilize
  • Trois Vierges: German 69th infantry regiment enter Luxembourg Germany declares war on Russia in WWI
  • Germany declares war on Russia at the opening of World War I. The Swiss Army mobilises because of World War I

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1914 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. When It's Moonlight on the Alamo - Peerless Quartet
  2. Kitty McKay - Prince's Orchestra
  3. When the Angelus is Ringing - Lyric Quartet
  4. Gems from High Jinks - Victor Light Opera Co.

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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1914?

  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1022
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1021
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1020

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Eyes of the World

By: Harold Bell Wright

A classic fiction novel by Harold Bell Wright, featuring a maiden in distress, an artist, a hero, and several secrets.

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Pollyanna

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Pollyanna is a best-selling novel by Eleanor H. Porter that is now considered a classic of children's literature. The book was such a success that Porter soon produced a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up (ISBN 9781439297513 ).

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The Inside of the Cup

By: Winston Churchill

With few exceptions, the incidents recorded in these pages take place in one of the largest cities of the United States of America, and of that portion called the Middle West,—a city once conservative and provincial, and rather proud of ...

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The Salamander

By: Owen Johnson

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work ...

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