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Thursday 1 July 1915

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Viscount Leverhulm and Jean Stafford. The Dictator, directed by Oscar Eagle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915 while Pollyanna Grows Up by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Fantomas Against Fantomas

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Ren Navarre, Georges Melchior, Laurent Morlas

Country: United States

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The Juggernaut

Directed by: Ralph W. Ince

Starring: Anita Stewart, Earle Williams, Julia Swayne Gordon

Country: United States

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The Birth of a Nation

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall

Country: United States

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Alice in Wonderland

Directed by: W.W. Young

Starring: Viola Savoy, Herbert Rice

Country: United States

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A Fool There Was

Directed by: Frank Powell

Starring: Edward Jos, Theda Bara, Runa Hodges

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
  • Viscount Leverhulm: English large landowner (Unilever).
  • Jean Stafford: American writer and Pulitzer Prize winning short-story writer in 1970, she also wrote novels, the first of which was published in 1944, entitled "Boston Adventures.
  • Willie Dixon: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (d. 1992).
  • Joseph Ransohoff: American soldier and neurosurgeon (d. 2001).
  • Nguyễn Linh: Vietnamese politician (d. 1998).
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Facts:
  • Australian Survey Corps becomes part of the Military Forces.
  • Australia begins Commonwealth Lighthouse Service.
  • Lieutenant Kurt Wintgens achieves the first known aerial victory with a synchronized gun-equipped fighter plane, the Fokker M.5K/MG Eindecker.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. By the Waters of Minnetonka - Alice Nielsen
  2. In the Land of Love with the Song Birds - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  3. Serenade: Spanish Dance No. 2 - Pablo Casals

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Magazine Covers

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  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1069
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1068
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1067

Books

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

Pollyanna Grows Up

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Eleanor H. Porter's classic sequel to her adored novel, "Pollyanna". In "Pollyanna Grows Up", the maturing Pollyanna teaches her "Glad Game" to more of the townspeople and makes new friends, including Sadie and Jamie.

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Michael O'Halloran

By: Gene Stratton Porter

Michael O'Halloran By Gene Stratton-Porter

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A Far Country

By: Winston Churchill

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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K Mary

By: Roberts Rinehart

Ms Rinehart is considered the American Agatha Christie. She is the author of the phrase "the butler did it". Rinehart has written hundreds of short stories, plays, travelogues and

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