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Tuesday 12 January 1915

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alain Borne and Ernest Armstrong. Alice in Wonderland, directed by W.W. Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915 while Michael O'Halloran by Gene Stratton Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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The Bargain

Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: William S. Hart, J. Frank Burke, Clara Williams

Country: United States

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Tillie's Punctured Romance

Directed by: Mack Sennett

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1915 ?

  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
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  • House of Representatives rejects proposal to give women the right to vote.
  • The Rocky Mountain National Park is formed by an act of U.S. Congress.
  • The United States House of Representatives rejects a proposal to give women the right to vote.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Same Sort of Girl - John Barnes Wells & Inez Barbour
  2. It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperary - Albert Farrington
  3. At the Mississippi Cabaret - American Quartet

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  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1045
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1044
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1043


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

Michael O'Halloran

By: Gene Stratton Porter

Michael O'Halloran By Gene Stratton-Porter

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A Far Country

By: Winston Churchill

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: William J. Locke

This Is A New Release Of The Original 1915 Edition.

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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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