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Sunday 17 October 1915

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Guillermo Lohmann Villena and Arthur Miller. The Man Who Couldn't Beat God, directed by Maurice Costello, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Man Who Couldn't Beat God

Directed by: Maurice Costello

Starring: Maurice Costello, Charles Eldridge, Robert Gaillard

Country: United States

The Coward

Directed by: Reginald Barker

Starring: Frank Keenan, Charles Ray, Gertrude Claire

Country: United States

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The Call of the Dance

Directed by: George L. Sargent

Starring: Jenny Dolly, Guy Coombs, Orlando Daly

Country: United States

Regeneration

Directed by: R.A. Walsh

Starring: Rockliffe Fellowes, Anna Q. Nilsson, William Sheer

Country: United States

The Tale of the Night Before

Directed by: Bruce Mitchell

Starring: Constance Johnson, William Parsons, Russ Powell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Guillermo Lohmann Villena: Peruvian diplomat, historian, lawyer, and writer.
  • Arthur Miller: American writer who, as a noted dramatist, won awards for "All My Sons" and the Pulitzer Prize for "Death Of A Salesman," 1949.
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Cal Stewart - Uncle Josh in a Barber Shop
  2. Mother Machree - Taylor Trio
  3. Just Try to Picture Me Down Home in Tennessee - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 42 issue 1085
  • Science: Science vol. 42 issue 1084
  • Science: Science vol. 42 issue 1083

Books

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

The Turmoil

By: Booth Tarkington

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A Far Country

By: Winston Churchill

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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Michael O'Halloran

By: Gene Stratton Porter

Young adult

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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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