Tuesday 17 February 1914


It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Squaw Man, directed by Dustin Farnum, 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 30 days ?

The Squaw Man

The Squaw Man

Directed by: Dustin Farnum

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand

Country: United States

Die Insel der Seligen

Die Insel der Seligen

Directed by: Max Reinhardt

Starring: Paul Davidson, Erika De Planque, Wilhelm Diegelmann

Country: United States

The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

Directed by: Phillips Smalley

Starring: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber, Douglas Gerrard

Country: United States

The Gangsters of New York

The Gangsters of New York

Directed by: James Kirkwood

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Consuelo Bailey, John T. Dillon

Country: United States

Between Savage and Tiger

Between Savage and Tiger

Directed by: Giulio Antamoro

Starring: Amleto Novelli, Hesperia, Ignazio Lupi

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1914 ?

  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
Famous Birthdays:
  • José Aerts: Belgian writer.
  • Julia Burgos: Puerto Rican poet, considered by many as the greatest poet born in Puerto Rico, and, along with Gabriela Mistral, one of the greatest female poets of Latin America.
  • [Bert de] Wayne Morris: Los Angeles, California -- WWII-pilot / actor (Paths of Glory).
  • Per-Jakez Helias: Writer / teacher.
  • Gilbert Roger: France sport Champion.
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. On the Old Front Porch - Ada Jones & Henry Burr
  2. The Girl in the Gingham Gown - Orpheus Quartet

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 998


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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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