Sunday 24 May 1914


It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). 'Round the World in 80 Days, directed by , 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 ?

'Round the World in 80 Days

'Round the World in 80 Days

Starring: Sidney Drew, Edith Storey, Charles Kent

Country: United States

The Jungle

The Jungle

Directed by: George Irving

Starring: George Nash, Gail Kane, Julia Hurley

Country: United States

Home, Sweet Home

Home, Sweet Home

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Josephine Crowell, Lillian Gish

Country: United States

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Directed by: Giovanni Enrico Vidali

Starring: Luciano Albertini, Enrico Bracci, Alberto Capozzi

Country: United States

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The Life of General Villa

The Life of General Villa

Directed by: Christy Cabanne

Starring: Irene Hunt, W.H. Lawrence, Walter Long

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 1914 ?

  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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  • PFC Levski Sofia is founded at 1st men's school in Sofia (today 22nd gymnasium)

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. This is the Life - Peerless Quartet
  2. If I Had My Way - Peerless Quartet

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1012


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

Issuance of this edition was none the same year as the assumed 1st was done by Macmillian Company

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The Salamander by Owen Johnson

The Salamander

By: Owen Johnson

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have ...

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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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