Thursday 1 July 1915


It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Dictator, directed by Oscar Eagle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

The Dictator

The Dictator

Directed by: Oscar Eagle

Starring: John Barrymore, Charlotte Ives, Ruby Hoffman

Country: United States

Jim the Penman

Jim the Penman

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Starring: Harold Lockwood, John Mason, Russell Bassett

Country: United States

Fantomas Against Fantomas

Fantomas Against Fantomas

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Ren Navarre, Georges Melchior, Laurent Morlas

Country: United States

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Four Feathers

Four Feathers

Directed by: J. Searle Dawley

Starring: Edgar L. Davenport, Fuller Mellish, Ogden Childe

Country: United States

The Middleman

The Middleman

Directed by: George Loane Tucker

Starring: Albert Chevalier, Jane Gail, Gerald Ames

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1915 ?

  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean Stafford: American writer and Pulitzer Prize winning short-story writer in 1970, she also wrote novels, the first of which was published in 1944, entitled "Boston Adventures.
  • Viscount Leverhulm: English large landowner (Unilever).
  • Willie Dixon: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (d. 1992).
  • Joseph Ransohoff: American soldier and neurosurgeon (d. 2001).
  • Nguyễn Linh: Vietnamese politician (d. 1998).
See other famous people born on 01 July
  • Australian Survey Corps becomes part of the Military Forces.
  • Australia begins Commonwealth Lighthouse Service.
  • Lieutenant Kurt Wintgens achieves the first known aerial victory with a synchronized gun-equipped fighter plane, the Fokker M.5K/MG Eindecker.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1915 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. By the Waters of Minnetonka - Alice Nielsen
  2. In the Land of Love with the Song Birds - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  3. Serenade: Spanish Dance No. 2 - Pablo Casals

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1915?

  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1069


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

The Turmoil by Booth Tarkington

The Turmoil

By: Booth Tarkington

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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A Far Country by Winston Churchill

A Far Country

By: Winston Churchill

My name is Hugh Paret. I was a corporation lawyer, but by no means a typical one, the choice of my profession being merely incidental, and due, as will be seen, to the accident of environment.

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Michael O'Halloran by Gene Stratton Porter

Michael O'Halloran

By: Gene Stratton Porter

Michael O’Halloran is the charming Gene Stratton-Porter novel of an orphaned newspaper seller who asks nothing of the world except to "be square". The book presents a vivid description of American life in 1914 and, though the characters suffer many ...

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Pollyanna Grows Up by Eleanor H. Porter

Pollyanna Grows Up

By: Eleanor H. Porter

In this sequel to the children's classic Pollyanna, our beloved heroine continues to cheer up everyone around her with her sunny personality and relentless good humor When we left Pollyanna at the end of the first book, she was trying ...

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Retro and Vintage gifts

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