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Monday 16 August 1915

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lil Son Jackson and Al Hibbler. The Seven Sisters, directed by Sidney Olcott, 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 ?

The Seven Sisters

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Madge Evans, Dorothea Camden, Georgia Fursman

Country: United States

The Dictator

Directed by: Oscar Eagle

Starring: John Barrymore, Charlotte Ives, Ruby Hoffman

Country: United States

Jim the Penman

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Starring: Harold Lockwood, John Mason, Russell Bassett

Country: United States

Fantomas Against Fantomas

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Ren Navarre, Georges Melchior, Laurent Morlas

Country: United States

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Four Feathers

Directed by: J. Searle Dawley

Starring: Edgar L. Davenport, Fuller Mellish, Ogden Childe

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1915 ?

  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. If We Can't Be the Same Old Sweethearts, We'll Just be the Same Old Friends - Irving Kaufman
  2. Minstrel Parade - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan

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  • Science: Science vol. 42 issue 1076
  • Science: Science vol. 42 issue 1075
  • Science: Science vol. 42 issue 1074


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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By: William J. Locke

This Is A New Release Of The Original 1915 Edition.

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Pollyanna Grows Up

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Eleanor H. Porter's classic sequel to her adored novel, "Pollyanna". In "Pollyanna Grows Up", the maturing Pollyanna teaches her "Glad Game" to more of the townspeople and makes new friends, including Sadie and Jamie.

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The Turmoil

By: Booth Tarkington

Booth Tarkington is one of an elite group of only three writers who have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for literature more than once. The novel The Turmoil is the first entry in the 'Growth' trilogy of books that focus ...

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