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Wednesday 13 August 1913

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anatoly Vasilyevich Bogatiryov and Francisco Escudero. The Last Days of Pompeii, directed by Mario Caserini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913 while Laddie (novel) by Gene Stratton Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Last Days of Pompeii

Directed by: Mario Caserini

Starring: Fernanda Negri Pouget, Eugenia Tettoni Fior, Ubaldo Stefani

Country: United States

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The Flying Circus

Directed by: Alfred Lind

Starring: Rasmus Ottesen, Emilie Otterdahl, Lili Beck

Country: United States

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The Battle of Gettysburg

Directed by: Charles Giblyn

Starring: Willard Mack, Charles K. French, Herschel Mayall

Country: United States

Raja Harishchandra

Directed by: Dhundiraj Govind Phalke

Starring: D.D. Dabke, P.G. Sane, Bhalachandra D. Phalke

Country: United States

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A Ruined Life

Directed by: Victor Sjstrm

Starring: Hilda Borgstrm, Einar Frberg, Anna Norrie

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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Facts:
  • Otto Witte, an acrobat, is purportedly crowned King of Albania.
  • First production in the UK of stainless steel by Harry Brearley.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1913 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Christie MacDonald - Sweethearts
  2. Enrico Caruso - Ave Maria
  3. The Trail of the Lonesome Pine - Elsie Baker & James F. Harrison

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  • Science: Science vol. 38 issue 971
  • Science: Science vol. 38 issue 970
  • Science: Science vol. 38 issue 969

Books

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

Laddie (novel)

By: Gene Stratton Porter

It is very easy to navigate this eBook. There is an active table of contents for each book and one global table of contents. This eBook includes the following 18 bestselling classic novels:1.The

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The Judgment House

By: Gilbert Parker

The Judgment House is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Gilbert Parker is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition.

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V.V.'s Eyes

By: Henry Sydnor Harrison

Henry Sydnor Harrison was an American novelist, born in Sewanee, Tenn.

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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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