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Sunday 29 August 1915

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Denys Hay and Ingrid Bergman.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Seven Sisters

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Madge Evans, Dorothea Camden, Georgia Fursman

Country: United States

The Dictator

Directed by: Oscar Eagle

Starring: John Barrymore, Charlotte Ives, Ruby Hoffman

Country: United States

Jim the Penman

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Starring: Harold Lockwood, John Mason, Russell Bassett

Country: United States

Fantomas Against Fantomas

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Ren Navarre, Georges Melchior, Laurent Morlas

Country: United States

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Four Feathers

Directed by: J. Searle Dawley

Starring: Edgar L. Davenport, Fuller Mellish, Ogden Childe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Denys Hay: Historian.
  • Ingrid Bergman: Swedish-American actress who won Oscars for "Gaslight," 1945 and "Anastasia," 1957.
  • Jean Malrieu: French poet who died in Bruniquel on 25 April 1976.
  • Endel Laas: Estonian scientist and academic (d. 2009).
  • Nathan Pritikin: American nutritionist and author (d. 1985).
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Facts:
  • US Navy salvage divers raise F-4, the first U.S. submarine sunk in accident.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1915 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Estrellita - McKee's Orchestra
  2. Jane - Peerless Quartet
  3. On, Wisconsin! - Prince's Orchestra

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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1915?

  • Science: Science vol. 42 issue 1078
  • Science: Science vol. 42 issue 1077
  • Science: Science vol. 42 issue 1076

Books

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The Turmoil

By: Booth Tarkington

A narrative of loss and change, a love story, and a warning about the evils of materialism, the book chronicles two midwestern families trying to cope with the onset of industrialization.

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A Far Country

By: Winston Churchill

My name is Hugh Paret. I was a corporation lawyer, but by no means a typical one, the choice of my profession being merely incidental, and due, as will be seen, to the accident of environment.

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Michael O'Halloran

By: Gene Stratton Porter

Michael O’Halloran is the charming Gene Stratton-Porter novel of an orphaned newspaper seller who asks nothing of the world except to "be square". The book presents a vivid description of American life in 1914 and, though the characters suffer many ...

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Pollyanna Grows Up

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Pollyanna, now cured of her crippling spinal injury, spends her time teaching the "glad game" to new town, and a very bitter woman, Mrs. Carew. Along the way she makes new friends, such as Sadie and Jamie: Jamie is a ...

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