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Wednesday 11 November 1914, Veteran's Day

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hansje Toussaint [Hermina A Schenk] and Perry Bass. Tillie's Punctured Romance, directed by Mack Sennett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Tillie's Punctured Romance

Directed by: Mack Sennett

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand

Country: United States

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L'ultima danza

Directed by: Umberto Paradisi

Starring: Grete Berger, Carl Clewing, Jean Ducret

Country: United States

The Wishing Ring: An Idyll of Old England

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Vivian Martin, Alec B. Francis, Chester Barnett

Country: United States

Salomy Jane

Directed by: Lucius Henderson

Starring: Beatriz Michelena, House Peters, William Pike

Country: United States

The Perfect '36'

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 November 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
  • Poland - Independence Day (1918)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 24 ampndash World War I ampndash The Battle of Basra results in British Empire forces taking Basra from the Ottoman Empire.
  • A year after being created by passage of the Federal Reserve Act of 1913, the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States officially opens for business.

Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I Want to Go Back to Michigan (Down on the Farm) - Elida Morris
  2. Memphis Blues - Prince's Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1036
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1035
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1034

Books

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

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

Pollyanna is a novel by Eleanor H. Porter. That is a classic of children's literature, with the title character's name becoming a popular term for someone with the same very optimistic outlook.[1]

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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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Videogames

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