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Friday 2 October 1914

1914-10-02

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Anna Karenina, directed by Vladimir Gardin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Anna Karenina

Directed by: Vladimir Gardin

Starring: Mariya Germanova, Vladimir Shaternikov, Mikhail Tamarov

Country: United States

A Study in Scarlet

Directed by: George Pearson

Starring: James Bragington, Fred Paul, Agnes Glynne

Country: United States

The Virginian

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Dustin Farnum, Horace B. Carpenter, Cecilia de Mille

Country: United States

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The Call of the North

Directed by: Oscar Apfel

Starring: Robert Edeson, Theodore Roberts, Winifred Kingston

Country: United States

A Florida Enchantment

Directed by: Sidney Drew

Starring: Sidney Drew, Edith Storey, Charles Kent

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jack Parsons: American scientist and occultist, he was a rocket propulsion expert who partnered with Aleister Crowly and later L. Ron Hubbard of Scientology fame.
  • Bernarr Rainbow: historian of music education, organist, and choir master (d. 1998).
  • Albe Vidakovic: Composer.
  • Bengt Viktor Johansson: Composer.
  • Charles Drake: Bayside NYC, New York -- Actor (Air Force, Glenn Miller Story).
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. By the Beautiful Sea - Prince's Orchestra
  2. Eagle Rock - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1031
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1030
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1029

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

The day was Thursday; the month, October, rushing to its close; and the battered alarm-clock on the red mantel stood at precisely one o'clock. The room was enormous, high and generally dim, the third floor front of Miss Pim's boarding-house ...

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