Sunday 8 August 1915
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
The Seven Sisters, directed by Sidney Olcott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 8 August 1915 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 8 August 1915 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
See other famous people born on 08 August
Jumbo Elliott: American track coach (d. 1981).
Maurice Teynac: French actor, who starred in the 1948 film "The Lame Devil" under the direction of Sacha Guitry.
James Elliott: American runner and coach (d. 1981).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1915 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
The Flame of Love - Elsie Baker & James F. Harrison
Cows May Come, Cows May Go, But the Bull Goes On Forever - Peerless Quartet
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in August 1915?
- Science: Science vol. 42 issue 1075
- Science: Science vol. 42 issue 1074
- Science: Science vol. 42 issue 1073
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Newton Booth Tarkington (1869-1946) was an American novelist and dramatist best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams. Booth Tarkington was born in Indianapolis.
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.
This early 20th-century classic chronicles the adventures of an orphaned newspaper boy in his "hand-to-hand scuffle" with life in a midwestern metropolis. Gene Stratton-Porter's faith in the healing power of nature is also apparent, in a lovingly depicted tamarack swamp ...
Della Wetherby tripped up the somewhat imposing steps of her sister's Commonwealth Avenue home and pressed an energetic finger against the electric-bell button. From the tip of her wing-trimmed hat to the toe of her low-heeled shoe she radiated health, ...
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