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Thursday 27 August 1914

1914-08-27

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Call of the North, directed by Oscar Apfel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Call of the North

Directed by: Oscar Apfel

Starring: Robert Edeson, Theodore Roberts, Winifred Kingston

Country: United States

A Florida Enchantment

Directed by: Sidney Drew

Starring: Sidney Drew, Edith Storey, Charles Kent

Country: United States

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The Patchwork Girl of Oz

Directed by: J. Farrell MacDonald

Starring: Violet MacMillan, Frank Moore, Raymond Russell

Country: United States

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The Avenging Conscience: or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Spottiswoode Aitken, Blanche Sweet

Country: United States

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The King of the Beggars

Starring: Grete Berger, Carl Clewing, Jean Ducret

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
  • Heidi Kabel: German musician and actress, most of whose stage roles were performed at the Ohnsorg-Theater in Hamburg, many of them in Low German.
  • Catherine Marshall: Editor / writer.
  • William Hiltner: American astronomer and astrophysicist who taught at the University of Chicago from 1943-70.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 2nd day of battle at Tannenberg: German bombs Usdau
  • US war reporter Richard H Davis visits Leuven

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Prince's Orchestra - Love's Melody
  2. Fourth of July at Pumpkin Center - Cal Stewart

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1025
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1024
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1023

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 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

With few exceptions, the incidents recorded in these pages take place in one of the largest cities of the United States of America, and of that portion called the Middle West,—a city once conservative and provincial, and rather proud of ...

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The Salamander

By: Owen Johnson

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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