Wednesday 15 July 1914


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The King of the Beggars, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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 King of the Beggars

The King of the Beggars

Starring: Grete Berger, Carl Clewing, Jean Ducret

Country: United States

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The Land of the Lost

The Land of the Lost

Directed by: Arthur Donaldson

Starring: Mary Pickford, Owen Moore, Isabel Vernon

Country: United States

Stuart Webbs: Das Panzergewölbe

Stuart Webbs: Das Panzergewölbe

Directed by: Joe May

Starring: Ernst Reicher, Hermann Picha, Fritz Richard

Country: United States

The Million Dollar Mystery

The Million Dollar Mystery

Directed by: Howell Hansell

Starring: Florence La Badie, Marguerite Snow, James Cruze

Country: United States

The Good-for-Nothing

The Good-for-Nothing

Directed by: George Anderson

Starring: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Lee Willard, Elsa Lorimer

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 July 1914 ?

  • Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
  • Confuflux (Discordianism)
  • Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
  • Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
  • Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hammond Innes: English writer (d. 1998).
  • Gavin Maxwell: Scottish naturalist and author, best known for his work with otters.
  • Akhtar Khan: Pakistani economist scholar and activist (d. 1999).
  • Howard Vernon: Swiss-French actor (d. 1996).
  • Akhtar Hameed Khan: Pakistani social scientist, pioneer of microcredit in developing countries (d. 1999).
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  • Mexican President Huerta flees with 2 million pesos to Europe

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Fascination - Prince's Orchestra
  2. This is the Life - Billy Murray

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1019


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

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


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

The Inside of the Cup

By: Winston Churchill

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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The Salamander by Owen Johnson

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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