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Friday 9 January 1914

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lucien Bodard and Derek Allhusen. Die Augen des Ole Brandis, directed by Stellan Rye, 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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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Goat

Starring: Edward Abeles, Joseph Singleton, Sydney Deane

Country: United States

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Marcantonio e Cleopatra

Directed by: Enrico Guazzoni

Starring: Ida Carloni Talli, Bruto Castellani, Matilde Di Marzio

Country: United States

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David Copperfield

Directed by: Thomas Bentley

Starring: Reginald Sheffield, Len Bethel, Alma Taylor

Country: United States

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Traffic in Souls

Directed by: George Loane Tucker

Starring: Jane Gail, Ethel Grandin, William H. Turner

Country: United States

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The Debt of Honor

Starring: Ren Navarre, Georges Melchior, Luitz-Morat

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1914 ?

  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lucien Bodard: French writer and journalist specialized in Asia.
  • Derek Allhusen: England, United Kingdom -- Equestrian (1968 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Kenny [Klook] Clarke: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- Jazz / drummer, composer (Epistrop).
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  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., the first historically black intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity to be officially recognized at Howard University is founded.
  • The Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. is founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. On the Old Fall River Line - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan

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

  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 993
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 992
  • Science: Science vol. 38 issue 991


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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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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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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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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