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Sunday 14 September 1913

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joseph Wicquart and Jacobo Arbenz. Bianco contro negro, directed by Ubaldo Maria Del Colle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913 while Heart of the Hills by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Bianco contro negro

Directed by: Ubaldo Maria Del Colle

Starring: Alberto Capozzi, Suzanne De Labroy, Lydia De Roberti

Country: United States

The Student of Prague

Directed by: Stellan Rye

Starring: Paul Wegener, John Gottowt, Grete Berger

Country: United States

The Last Bohemian

Directed by: Kertész Mihály

Starring: Antal Nyray, Elemr Thury, Bla Bodonyi

Country: United States

From Dusk to Dawn

Directed by: Frank E. Wolfe

Starring: Clarence Darrow

Country: United States

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Directed by: J. Searle Dawley

Starring: Minnie Maddern Fiske, Raymond Bond, David Torrence

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 September 1913 ?

  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joseph Wicquart: French Catholic clergyman, who was Bishop of Coutances and Avranches.
  • Jacobo Arbenz: president of Guatemala (1951-54); overthrown by US Central Intelligence Agency.
  • Mario Zagari: Italian journalist and socialist politician, who served in the Italian parliament and in the European parliament as well as in the Italian governments in various capacities.
  • Jacobo Árbenz: Guatemalan captain and politician President of Guatemala (d. 1971).
  • Annalisa Ericson: Swedish actress and singer (d. 2011).
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  • 27th US Womens Tennis: Mary K Browne beats Dorothy Green (62 75)
  • Cubs Larry Cheney hurls record 14-hit shutout against Giants (7-0)

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Santa Lucia - Reed Miller
  2. Every Lover Must Meet His Fate - Reed Miller

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  • Science: Science vol. 38 issue 976
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Heart of the Hills

By: John Fox, Jr.

First published in 1913, The Heart of the Hills is the last novel completed by John Fox Jr. and the final piece in his mountain trilogy.

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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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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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