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Sunday 8 August 1915

1915-08-08

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
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Seven Sisters

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Madge Evans, Dorothea Camden, Georgia Fursman

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • 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)
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Flame of Love - Elsie Baker & James F. Harrison
  2. Cows May Come, Cows May Go, But the Bull Goes On Forever - Peerless Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

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

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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Michael O'Halloran

By: Gene Stratton Porter

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 ...

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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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