Tuesday 6 October 1914


It was Tuesday, 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
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 ?

Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

Directed by: Vladimir Gardin

Starring: Mariya Germanova, Vladimir Shaternikov, Mikhail Tamarov

Country: United States

A Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet

Directed by: George Pearson

Starring: James Bragington, Fred Paul, Agnes Glynne

Country: United States

The Virginian

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

The Call of the North

Directed by: Oscar Apfel

Starring: Robert Edeson, Theodore Roberts, Winifred Kingston

Country: United States

A Florida Enchantment

A Florida Enchantment

Directed by: Sidney Drew

Starring: Sidney Drew, Edith Storey, Charles Kent

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 1914 ?

  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Louis Lamy: Voiteur physician.
  • Joan Littlewood: English director and playwright (d. 2002).
  • Albert Rieux: France Actor.
  • Thor Heyerdahl: Norwegian adventurer, a sailor and descendent of the Vikings who sailed a balsa raft, the "Kon Tiki," across the Pacific in 1947 with a crew of five.
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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. California and You - Irving Kaufman
  2. That's a-Plenty - Prince's Orchestra

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1031


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

The Eyes of the World by Harold Bell Wright

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


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

The Inside of the Cup

By: Winston Churchill

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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The Salamander by Owen Johnson

The Salamander

By: Owen Johnson

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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