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Monday 17 May 1915

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joseph D and Ascel Bromstrom. Four Feathers, directed by J. Searle Dawley, 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 months ?

Four Feathers

Directed by: J. Searle Dawley

Starring: Edgar L. Davenport, Fuller Mellish, Ogden Childe

Country: United States

The Middleman

Directed by: George Loane Tucker

Starring: Albert Chevalier, Jane Gail, Gerald Ames

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
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Facts:
  • Cubs George Zip Zabel relieves with 2 outs in 1st andwinds up with 4-3 19-inning win over Brooklyn in longest relief job ever
  • Last liberal British Government of Asquith falls.
  • National Baptist Convention chartered.
  • 40th Preakness: Douglas Hoffman aboard Rhine Maiden wins in 1:58.
  • The last British Liberal Party government (led by Herbert Henry Asquith) falls.

Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I Want to Go to Tokio - Prince's Orchestra
  2. Everybody Rag with Me - George O'Connor

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1063
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1062
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1061

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

Though American author Winston Churchill often focused on historical events as inspiration for his novels, his later work more often explored the way that events conspired to shape his characters' opinions and values.

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Michael O'Halloran

By: Gene Stratton Porter

Michael O'Halloran By Gene Stratton-Porter

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Pollyanna Grows Up

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Pollyanna, now cured of her crippling spinal injury, and able to walk again, goes to live in Boston with Mrs. Carew, a heart-broken woman searching for her lost nephew.

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