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Wednesday 17 February 1915

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Homer Keller and William Foster. The Bachelor's Romance, directed by John Emerson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915 while K Mary by Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Birth of a Nation

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall

Country: United States

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Alice in Wonderland

Directed by: W.W. Young

Starring: Viola Savoy, Herbert Rice

Country: United States

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A Fool There Was

Directed by: Frank Powell

Starring: Edward Jos, Theda Bara, Runa Hodges

Country: United States

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Cinderella

Directed by: James Kirkwood

Starring: Mary Pickford, Owen Moore, Isabel Vernon

Country: United States

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The Bargain

Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: William S. Hart, J. Frank Burke, Clara Williams

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Homer Keller: composer.
  • William Foster: American military, United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his "conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty" during World War II during the Battle of Okinawa in 1945.
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Facts:
  • Edward Stone, first US combatant to die in WWI, is mortally wounded.

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Aida - O Terra Addio (Angels Guard Thee) - John McCormack & Lucy Isabelle Marsh

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1915?

  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1050
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1049
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1048

Books

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

K Mary

By: Roberts Rinehart

Ms Rinehart is considered the American Agatha Christie. She is the author of the phrase "the butler did it". Rinehart has written hundreds of short stories, plays, travelogues and

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Michael O'Halloran

By: Gene Stratton Porter

Michael O'Halloran By Gene Stratton-Porter

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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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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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