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Sunday 9 August 1914

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tove Jansson and Gordon Cullen. The Call of the North, directed by Oscar Apfel, 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 ?

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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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 9 August 1914 ?

  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tove Jansson: Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author.
  • Gordon Cullen: Architect.
  • 2nd Alastair: British royalty, a great-grandson of Queen Victoria through his father and great-great-grandson of Victoria through his mother.
  • Roger Buvat: French biologist.
  • William Hewitt: American manufacturing executive, with john deere plow co.
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  • German submarine U-15 sinks British cruiser

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Puppchen - Prince's Orchestra
  2. Ave Maria - John McCormack

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

  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1023
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1022
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1021


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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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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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 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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