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Monday 12 January 1914

1914-01-12

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Die Augen des Ole Brandis, directed by Stellan Rye, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914 while The Eyes of the World by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best selling books.
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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 ?

Die Augen des Ole Brandis

Directed by: Stellan Rye

Starring: Alexander Moissi, Lothar Krner, Grete Berger

Country: United States

El caballero Casarroja

Directed by: Jos de Togores

Starring: Fernando Daz de Mendoza, Mara Guerrero

Country: United States

Fräulein Seifenschaum

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Ernst Lubitsch

Country: United States

Across the Danger Line

Starring: Grete Berger, Carl Clewing, Jean Ducret

Country: United States

The Goat

Starring: Edward Abeles, Joseph Singleton, Sydney Deane

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Edqard John: Gurney politician.
  • Zach Matthews: British astrologer and leading light in the early days of the Astrology Association.
  • Mieko Kamiya: Japanese psychiatrist and psychologist (d. 1979).
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. I'll Sing Thee Songs of Araby - John McCormack
  2. On the Old Fall River Line - Billy Murray
  3. My Wonderful Dream Girl - John Barnes Wells

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 993
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 992
  • Science: Science vol. 38 issue 991

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 best-selling novel by Eleanor H. Porter that is now considered a classic of children's literature. The book was such a success that Porter soon produced a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up (ISBN 9781439297513 ).

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The Inside of the Cup

By: Winston Churchill

With few exceptions, the incidents recorded in these pages take place in one of the largest cities of the United States of America, and of that portion called the Middle West,—a city once conservative and provincial, and rather proud of ...

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The Salamander

By: Owen Johnson

The day was Thursday; the month, October, rushing to its close; and the battered alarm-clock on the red mantel stood at precisely one o'clock. The room was enormous, high and generally dim, the third floor front of Miss Pim's boarding-house ...

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