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Wednesday 28 October 1914

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Richard Laurence Millington Synge and Jonas Salk. 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..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Salomy Jane

Directed by: Lucius Henderson

Starring: Beatriz Michelena, House Peters, William Pike

Country: United States

The Perfect '36'

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

Country: United States

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

Directed by: L. Frank Baum

Starring: Violet MacMillan, Frank Moore, Pierre Couderc

Country: United States

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Anna Karenina

Directed by: Vladimir Gardin

Starring: Mariya Germanova, Vladimir Shaternikov, Mikhail Tamarov

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 October 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Anastasia II
  • St. Remigius
  • Greece - Oxi (No) Day
  • Czechoslovakia - gains its independence from Austria-Hungary (1918); Holiday in the Czech Republic, Remembrance Day in Slovakia.
  • Also see October 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • German battle cruiser Goeben enters Black Sea
  • Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, founded at Howard University, incorporates.
  • World War I ampndash Battle of Penang, Malaya: The German cruiser ''Emden'' sinks a Russian cruiser and French destroyer before escaping.

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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1034
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1033
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1032

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 novel by Eleanor H. Porter. That is a classic of children's literature, with the title character's name becoming a popular term for someone with the same very optimistic outlook.[1]

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The Inside of the Cup

By: Winston Churchill

Former school library book with usual stamps and markings.

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The Salamander

By: Owen Johnson

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


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