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Thursday 1 July 1915

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Viscount Leverhulm and Jean Stafford. The Dictator, directed by Oscar Eagle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
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Movies

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

The Dictator

Directed by: Oscar Eagle

Starring: John Barrymore, Charlotte Ives, Ruby Hoffman

Country: United States

Jim the Penman

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Starring: Harold Lockwood, John Mason, Russell Bassett

Country: United States

Fantomas Against Fantomas

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Ren Navarre, Georges Melchior, Laurent Morlas

Country: United States

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Four Feathers

Directed by: J. Searle Dawley

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

Country: United States

The Middleman

Directed by: George Loane Tucker

Starring: Albert Chevalier, Jane Gail, Gerald Ames

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
  • Viscount Leverhulm: English large landowner (Unilever).
  • 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.
  • Willie Dixon: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (d. 1992).
  • Joseph Ransohoff: American soldier and neurosurgeon (d. 2001).
  • Nguyễn Linh: Vietnamese politician (d. 1998).
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Facts:
  • 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.

Music Charts

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

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

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

  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1069
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1068
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1067

Books

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

The Turmoil

By: Booth Tarkington

A narrative of loss and change, a love story, and a warning about the evils of materialism, the book chronicles two midwestern families trying to cope with the onset of industrialization.

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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 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, now cured of her crippling spinal injury, spends her time teaching the "glad game" to new town, and a very bitter woman, Mrs. Carew. Along the way she makes new friends, such as Sadie and Jamie: Jamie is a ...

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