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Friday 21 May 1915

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ellen McAdoo and René Tavernier. Four Feathers, directed by J. Searle Dawley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915 while A Far Country by Winston Churchill was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

The Juggernaut

Directed by: Ralph W. Ince

Starring: Anita Stewart, Earle Williams, Julia Swayne Gordon

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ellen McAdoo: American daughter of noted parents, the offspring of William Gibbs McAdoo (1863–1941), a lawyer and statesman, and Eleanor Wilson McAdoo (1889–1967), an author and daughter of president Woodrow Wilson.
  • René Tavernier: French poet and philosopher, Bertrand's father (film director).
  • Cathleen Cordell: American actress (d. 1997).
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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. I Want to Go to Tokio - Prince's Orchestra
  2. Everybody Rag with Me - George O'Connor

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1064
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1063
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1062

Books

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

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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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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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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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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