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Monday 26 January 1914

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kaye Webb and Princess Hadice. The Merchant of Venice, directed by Phillips Smalley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Merchant of Venice

Directed by: Phillips Smalley

Starring: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber, Douglas Gerrard

Country: United States

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

Directed by: Giulio Antamoro

Starring: Amleto Novelli, Hesperia, Ignazio Lupi

Country: United States

Die Augen des Ole Brandis

Directed by: Stellan Rye

Starring: Alexander Moissi, Lothar Krner, Grete Berger

Country: United States

El caballero Casarroja

Directed by: Jos de Togores

Starring: Fernando Daz de Mendoza, Mara Guerrero

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kaye Webb: English writer / publisher (Puffin Club).
  • Princess Hadice: Hayriye Ayshe Durruhsehvar (d. 2006).
  • Elsa De Giorgi: Italian film actress and a member of the House of Giorgi.
  • Stenersen Twins: Norwegian actresses who appeared in revues, comedies, and operettas.
  • Durru: Princess Durru Shehvar of the Ottoman Empire (d. 2006).
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Facts:
  • 600 Dutch textile workers go on strike.

Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. That International Rag - Victor Military Band

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 995
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 994
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 993

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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

Pollyanna Grows Up is a 1915 children's novel by Eleanor H. Porter. It is the first of many sequels to Porter's best-selling Pollyanna (1913), but is the only one written by Porter herself; the numerous later additions to the Pollyanna ...

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The Inside of the Cup

By: Winston Churchill

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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The Salamander

By: Owen Johnson

The day was Thursday; the month, October, rushing to its close; and the battered alarm-clock on the red mantel stood at precisely one o'clock. The room was enormous, high and generally dim, the third floor front of Miss Pim's boarding-house ...

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