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Saturday 17 April 1915

1915-04-17

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Eagle's Nest, directed by Edwin Arden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
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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 ?

The Eagle's Nest

Directed by: Edwin Arden

Starring: Edwin Arden, Romaine Fielding, Harry Kenneth

Country: United States

The Unafraid

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Rita Jolivet, House Peters, Page Peters

Country: United States

Anna Karenina

Directed by: J. Gordon Edwards

Starring: Betty Nansen, Edward Jos, Richard Thornton

Country: United States

The Vow

Directed by: S.E.V. Taylor

Starring: Marion Leonard

Country: United States

Titanic

Directed by: Pier Angelo Mazzolotti

Starring: Mario Bonnard, Giovanni Casaleggio, Pierino Chiesa

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sirimavo Bandaranaike: A Sri Lankan politician and the world's first female head of government (d. 2000).
  • Martin Clemens: Scottish guerilla fighter (d. 2009).
  • Joe Foss: American politician, fighter pilot, Medal of Honor recipient and AFL Commissioner (Born 1915).
  • Regina Ghazaryan: Armenian painter (d. 1999).
  • Maria Vilanova de Arbenz: The First Lady of Guatemala from 1951-1954, as she was married to the Guatemalan President coronel Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán.
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. My Molancholy Baby - Walter Van Brunt
  2. The Little House Upon the Hill - James F. Harrison & James Reed

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1915?

  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1059
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1058
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1057

Books

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

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

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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Michael O'Halloran

By: Gene Stratton Porter

Jimmy turned to step from the gutter to the sidewalk. Two things happened to him simultaneously: Mickey became a projectile. He smashed with the force of a wiry fist on the larger boy's head, while above both, an athletic arm ...

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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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