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Monday 17 August 1914

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Call of the North, directed by Oscar Apfel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Call of the North

Directed by: Oscar Apfel

Starring: Robert Edeson, Theodore Roberts, Winifred Kingston

Country: United States

A Florida Enchantment

Directed by: Sidney Drew

Starring: Sidney Drew, Edith Storey, Charles Kent

Country: United States

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The Patchwork Girl of Oz

Directed by: J. Farrell MacDonald

Starring: Violet MacMillan, Frank Moore, Raymond Russell

Country: United States

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The Avenging Conscience: or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Spottiswoode Aitken, Blanche Sweet

Country: United States

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The King of the Beggars

Starring: Grete Berger, Carl Clewing, Jean Ducret

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Lithuiana surrenders to Germans
  • World War I: Battle of Stalluponen : The German army of General Hermann von Francois defeats the Russian force commanded by Pavel Rennenkampf near modern-day Nesterov, Russia.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Off with the Old Love, On with the New - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  2. When It's Night Time Down in Burghandy - George MacFarlane

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1024
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1023
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1022

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

The title character is named Pollyanna Whittier, a young orphan who goes to live in Beldingsville, Vermont, with her wealthy but stern and cold spinster Aunt Polly, who does not want to take in Pollyanna, but feels it is her ...

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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

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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