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Friday 8 May 1914

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lord Murton [of Lindisfrarne] and Romain Gary. Home, Sweet Home, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Home, Sweet Home

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Josephine Crowell, Lillian Gish

Country: United States

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Spartacus

Directed by: Giovanni Enrico Vidali

Starring: Luciano Albertini, Enrico Bracci, Alberto Capozzi

Country: United States

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The Life of General Villa

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Irene Hunt, W.H. Lawrence, Walter Long

Country: United States

Neptune's Daughter

Directed by: Herbert Brenon

Starring: Annette Kellerman, William E. Shay, William Welsh

Country: United States

Brewster's Millions

Directed by: Oscar C. Apfel

Starring: Edward Abeles, Joseph Singleton, Sydney Deane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US Congress approves a resolution designating the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day.
  • Paramount Pictures is formed.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Darktown Poker Club - Bert Williams
  2. Nearer My God to Thee - John McCormack

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1010
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1009
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1008

Books

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

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Pollyanna

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Pollyanna is a best-selling 1913 novel by Eleanor H. Porter that is now considered a classic of children's literature, with the title character's name becoming a popular term for someone with the same very optimistic outlook.

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The Inside of the Cup

By: Winston Churchill

Former school library book with usual stamps and markings.

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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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