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Thursday 14 May 1914

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joseph Martray and Luis Quesada Garland. Home, Sweet Home, directed by D.W. Griffith, 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

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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 14 May 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joseph Martray: French jurist and politician who died on 1 June 2009 in Rennes, France.
  • Luis Quesada Garland: Peruvian architect, professor, essay writer, art critic and a promoter of modern architecture in Peru.
  • Jean Bazaugour: Bassillac Military man.
  • Gul Nasir: Pakistani journalist poet and politician (d. 1983).
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Facts:
  • Chic Jim Scott no-hits Cleve, gives up 2 hits in 10th and loses 1-0
  • Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.

Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Do You Take This Woman for Your Lawful Wife? - William J. Halley
  2. Where Can I Meet You To-Night? - Ada Jones & Henry Burr
  3. Dance of the Hours - Victor Herbert & His Orchestra

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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

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 Grows Up is a 1915 children's novel by Eleanor H. Porter. It is the first of many sequels to Porter's best-selling Pollyanna (1913), but is the only one written by Porter herself; the numerous later additions to the Pollyanna ...

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The Inside of the Cup

By: Winston Churchill

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have ...

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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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