Friday 8 October 1915


It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Coward, directed by Reginald Barker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
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 ?

The Coward

The Coward

Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: Frank Keenan, Charles Ray, Gertrude Claire

Country: United States

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The Call of the Dance

The Call of the Dance

Directed by: George L. Sargent

Starring: Jenny Dolly, Guy Coombs, Orlando Daly

Country: United States



Directed by: R.A. Walsh

Starring: Rockliffe Fellowes, Anna Q. Nilsson, William Sheer

Country: United States

The Tale of the Night Before

The Tale of the Night Before

Directed by: Bruce Mitchell

Starring: Constance Johnson, William Parsons, Russ Powell

Country: United States

The Seven Sisters

The Seven Sisters

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Madge Evans, Dorothea Camden, Georgia Fursman

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1915 ?

  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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  • Battle of Loos, almost 430,000 French, British and Germans killed
  • Phillies win their 1st and only World Series game before 1980, beating
  • Red Sox, 3-1, with an 8th inning 2 run rally

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. War Talk at Pun'kin Center - Cal Stewart
  2. Henry Burr & Albert Campbell - When It's Peach Picking Time in Delaware

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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 1915?

  • Science: Science vol. 42 issue 1084


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

The Turmoil by Booth Tarkington

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

A Far Country

By: Winston Churchill

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.

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Michael O'Halloran by Gene Stratton Porter

Michael O'Halloran

By: Gene Stratton Porter

Michael O’Halloran is the charming Gene Stratton-Porter novel of an orphaned newspaper seller who asks nothing of the world except to "be square". The book presents a vivid description of American life in 1914 and, though the characters suffer many ...

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Pollyanna Grows Up by Eleanor H. Porter

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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