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Saturday 16 May 1914

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Edward T Hall and Edward Hall. Home, Sweet Home, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914 while The Eyes of the World by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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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 16 May 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
  • Edward T Hall: American anthropologist and author (d. 2009).
  • Edward Hall: American anthropologist and author (d. 2009).
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Facts:
  • Ewing Field, near Masonic Street, opens.
  • American Horseshoe Pitchers Association organizes in Kansas City.
  • The first ever Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup final is played. Brooklyn Field Club defeats Brooklyn Celtic 2-1.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Amor Mio (My Love) - Enrico Caruso
  2. O Sole Mio (My Sunshine) - Alan Turner

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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 Eyes of the World

By: Harold Bell Wright

A classic fiction novel by Harold Bell Wright, featuring a maiden in distress, an artist, a hero, and several secrets.

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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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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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