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Saturday 5 September 1914

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Edmondo Bernacca and Gail Kubik South Coffeyville. The Virginian, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914 while The Eyes of the World by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Virginian

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Dustin Farnum, Horace B. Carpenter, Cecilia de Mille

Country: United States

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A Florida Enchantment

Directed by: Sidney Drew

Starring: Sidney Drew, Edith Storey, Charles Kent

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 September 1914 ?

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  • Battle of Marne (WWI) begins: Germans chase out Russians
  • French headquarters move to Chatillon-sur-Seine
  • Gr Britain / France / Belgium / Russia sign pact of London
  • Proclamation prohibits Canadian mint from issuing gold coins
  • World War I: First Battle of the Marne begins. Northeast of Paris, the French attack and defeat German forces who are advancing on the capital.

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Love Has Wings - Charles Harrison & Grace Kerns
  2. Happy Tho' Married - Fred Duprez

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

  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1027
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1026
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1025


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

The Eyes of the World

By: Harold Bell Wright

A classic fiction novel by Harold Bell Wright, featuring a maiden in distress, an artist, a hero, and several secrets.

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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 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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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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