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Saturday 22 May 1915

1915-05-22

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Four Feathers, directed by J. Searle Dawley, 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 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 22 May 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland).
  • Lassen Peak erupts with a powerful force, and is the only mountain other than Mount St. Helens to erupt in the continental US during the 20th century.
  • Three trains collide in the Quintinshill rail crash near Gretna Green, Scotland, killing 227 people and injuring 246; the accident is found to be the result of non-standard operating practices during a shift change at a busy junction.
  • The Quintinshill railway disaster in Scotland leaves more than 200 dead.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. I'm On My Way to Dublin Bay - Peerless Quartet
  2. Sweet Kentucky Lady (Dry Your Eyes) - Harry Macdonough
  3. I Want to Linger - Prince's Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1064
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1063
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1062

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

This early 20th-century classic chronicles the adventures of an orphaned newspaper boy in his "hand-to-hand scuffle" with life in a midwestern metropolis. Gene Stratton-Porter's faith in the healing power of nature is also apparent, in a lovingly depicted tamarack swamp ...

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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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