Tuesday 27 October 1914


It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Salomy Jane, directed by Lucius Henderson, 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 ?

Salomy Jane

Salomy Jane

Directed by: Lucius Henderson

Starring: Beatriz Michelena, House Peters, William Pike

Country: United States

The Perfect '36'

The Perfect '36'

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

Country: United States

Your Girl and Mine: A Woman Suffrage Play

Your Girl and Mine: A Woman Suffrage Play

Directed by: Giles Warren

Starring: Olive Wyndham, Katharine Kaelred, Sydney Booth

Country: United States

The New Wizard of Oz

The New Wizard of Oz

Directed by: L. Frank Baum

Starring: Violet MacMillan, Frank Moore, Pierre Couderc

Country: United States

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Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

Directed by: Vladimir Gardin

Starring: Mariya Germanova, Vladimir Shaternikov, Mikhail Tamarov

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 October 1914 ?

  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
  • R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ahmet Kireççi: Turkish wrestler (d. 1979).
  • Jean Vaujour: French prefect who was one of the last witnesses to the outbreak of the Algerian insurrection in November 1954, while he was director of General Security in Algiers.
  • Stanislaw Brunstein: Artist.
  • Dylan Thomas: Welsh writer of poetry, short story, movie scenarios and radio scripts, immensely talented.
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  • British battleship Audacious sunk by mine
  • World War I: The British super-dreadnought battleship HMS Audacious (23,400 tons), is sunk off Tory Island, north-west of Ireland, by a minefield laid by the armed German merchant-cruiser Berlin.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Can't You Hear Me Calling, Caroline? - George MacFarlane
  2. Good-Bye - John McCormack
  3. The Whistling Coquette - Ada Jones & Billy Murray

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1034


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

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