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Sunday 2 August 1914

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Felix Leclerc and Ismond Rosen. The Patchwork Girl of Oz, directed by J. Farrell MacDonald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914 while The Salamander by Owen Johnson was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Patchwork Girl of Oz

Directed by: J. Farrell MacDonald

Starring: Violet MacMillan, Frank Moore, Raymond Russell

Country: United States

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The Avenging Conscience: or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Spottiswoode Aitken, Blanche Sweet

Country: United States

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The King of the Beggars

Starring: Grete Berger, Carl Clewing, Jean Ducret

Country: United States

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Atlantis

Directed by: August Blom

Starring: Olaf Fnss, Ida Orloff, Ebba Thomsen

Country: United States

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Cabiria

Directed by: Giovanni Pastrone

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 August 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
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Facts:
  • Belgian government receives German ultimatum
  • German press falsely reports that French bombed Nuremberg
  • German troops overthrows Luxembourg
  • Germany and Turkey signs secret treaty
  • Great Britain mobilizes

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1914 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. When It's Moonlight on the Alamo - Peerless Quartet
  2. Kitty McKay - Prince's Orchestra
  3. When the Angelus is Ringing - Lyric Quartet
  4. Gems from High Jinks - Victor Light Opera Co.

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

  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1022
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1021
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1020

Books

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

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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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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The Fortunate Youth

By: William J. Locke

Designed for school districts, educators, and students seeking to maximize performance on standardized tests, Webster's paperbacks take advantage of the fact that classics are frequently assigned readings in English courses.

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