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Friday 15 May 1914

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Froidebise and Jack Pepys. Home, Sweet Home, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914 while The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Home, Sweet Home

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Josephine Crowell, Lillian Gish

Country: United States

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Spartacus

Directed by: Giovanni Enrico Vidali

Starring: Luciano Albertini, Enrico Bracci, Alberto Capozzi

Country: United States

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The Battle of the Sexes

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Donald Crisp, Lillian Gish, Robert Harron

Country: United States

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The Mysterious X

Directed by: Benjamin Christensen

Starring: Benjamin Christensen, Karen Caspersen, Otto Reinwald

Country: United States

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Tess of the Storm Country

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Starring: Mary Pickford, Harold Lockwood, Olive Carey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 May 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Pierre Froidebise: composer.
  • Jack Pepys: immunologist.
  • Jimmy Wasdell: American baseball player, a left-handed outfielder played for the Washington Senators (1937–1940), Brooklyn Dodgers (1940–1941), Pittsburgh Pirates (1942–1943), Philadelphia Phillies (1943–1946), and Cleveland Indians (1946–1947).
  • Turk Broda: Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1972).
  • Angus MacLean: Canadian farmer and politician 25th Premier of Prince Edward Island (d. 2000).
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Facts:
  • Henri Rabauds opera "Marouf, Savetier de Caire" premieres in Paris France.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Do You Take This Woman for Your Lawful Wife? - William J. Halley
  2. Where Can I Meet You To-Night? - Ada Jones & Henry Burr
  3. Dance of the Hours - Victor Herbert & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1011
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1010
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1009

Books

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

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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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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Pollyanna

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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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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