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Saturday 1 May 1915

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hanns-Martin Schleyer and Archie Williams. The Eagle's Nest, directed by Edwin Arden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915 while The Turmoil by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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Directed by: James Kirkwood

Starring: Mary Pickford, Owen Moore, Isabel Vernon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1915 ?

  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
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  • British Lusitania leaves New York, for Liverpool.
  • German submarine sinks US ship Gulflight.
  • The RMS Lusitania departs from New York City on her two hundred and second, and final, crossing of the North Atlantic. Six days later, the ship is torpedoed off the coast of Ireland with the loss of 1,198 lives, including 128 Americans, rousing American sentiment against Germany.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. The Song of Songs - Grace Kerns
  2. There's a Little Spark of Love Still Burning - Henry Burr
  3. Love's Dream After the Ball - Venetian Trio

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

  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1061
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1060
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1059


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

The Turmoil

By: Booth Tarkington

Booth Tarkington is one of an elite group of only three writers who have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for literature more than once. The novel The Turmoil is the first entry in the 'Growth' trilogy of books that focus ...

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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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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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By: William J. Locke

This Is A New Release Of The Original 1915 Edition.

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