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Wednesday 1 July 1914

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christl Cranz and Cristyl Cranz. The Land of the Lost, directed by Arthur Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914 while The Inside of the Cup by Winston Churchill was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The King of the Beggars

Starring: Grete Berger, Carl Clewing, Jean Ducret

Country: United States

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Directed by: August Blom

Starring: Olaf Fnss, Ida Orloff, Ebba Thomsen

Country: United States

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Directed by: Giovanni Pastrone

Starring: Italia Almirante-Manzini, Lidia Quaranta, Bartolomeo Pagano

Country: United States

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Home, Sweet Home

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Josephine Crowell, Lillian Gish

Country: United States

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Directed by: Giovanni Enrico Vidali

Starring: Luciano Albertini, Enrico Bracci, Alberto Capozzi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1914 ?

  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Christl Cranz
  • Cristyl Cranz: Germany -- Slalom (1936 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Magda Gabor: Budapest, Hungary -- Actress (People vs.
  • Earle Warren: American jazz musician, an alto & baritone saxophone and clarinet player, and singer, best known for his work with the Count Basie band.
  • P Kandiah: Ceylonese academic and politician (d. 1960).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1914 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Celebratin' Day in Tennessee - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
  2. You're Here and I'm Here - Harry Macdonough & Olive Kline

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

  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1017
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1016
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1015


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

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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T. Tembarom

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

T. Tembarom is the 1913 novel by the famous author of The Little Princess, The Secret Garden, and Little Lord Fauntleroy, Frances Hodgson, Burnett. The Story concerns a New York newsie just coming of age as he is called to ...

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By: Eleanor H. Porter

Chatty, idealistic Pollyanna can always find something to be glad about. Even when the newly orphaned girl has to live with her cold, unloving Aunt Polly, she remains full of hope and joy.

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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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