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Wednesday 17 February 1915

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Homer Keller and William Foster. The Bachelor's Romance, directed by John Emerson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 Bachelor's Romance

Directed by: John Emerson

Starring: Varvara Yanova, Vsevolod Meyerhold, G. Enriton

Country: United States

The Birth of a Nation

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall

Country: United States

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The Goose Girl

Directed by: Frederick Thomson

Starring: Marguerite Clark, Monroe Salisbury, Sydney Deane

Country: United States

Hypocrites

Directed by: Courtenay Foote

Starring: Sam De Grasse, Allan Sears, Walter Long

Country: United States

Alice in Wonderland

Directed by: W.W. Young

Starring: Viola Savoy, Herbert Rice

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
  • Homer Keller: composer.
  • William Foster: American military, United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his "conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty" during World War II during the Battle of Okinawa in 1945.
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Facts:
  • Edward Stone, first US combatant to die in WWI, is mortally wounded.

Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Aida - O Terra Addio (Angels Guard Thee) - John McCormack & Lucy Isabelle Marsh

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1050
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1049
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1048

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 work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work ...

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Michael O'Halloran

By: Gene Stratton Porter

Mickey, his responsibility weighing upon him, slept lightly and awakened early, his first thought of Peaches. He slipped into his clothing and advancing peered at her through the grayness.

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Pollyanna Grows Up

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Pollyanna, now cured of her crippling spinal injury, spends her time teaching the "glad game" to new town, and a very bitter woman, Mrs. Carew. Along the way she makes new friends, such as Sadie and Jamie: Jamie is a ...

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Videogames

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