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Thursday 22 April 1915

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dick Dudley and Lord Airedale. The Eagle's Nest, directed by Edwin Arden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915 while The Turmoil by Booth Tarkington 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 22 April 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dick Dudley: Tennessee, United States -- TV host (Village Barn).
  • Lord Airedale: British Lord (Socialist Democrat).
  • George Henderson: Scottish educator, professor of philosophy and editor of "The Philosophical Quarterly" from 1962.
  • Dino Viola: Italian soccer manager, the President of Rome's soccer team.
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Facts:
  • 1st military use of poison gas (chlorine, by Germany) in WWI
  • 2nd Battle of Ypres begins
  • New York Yankees don pinstripes and hat-in-the-ring logo for first time.
  • The use of poison gas in World War I escalates when chlorine gas is released as a chemical weapon in the Second Battle of Ypres.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Little House Upon the Hill - James F. Harrison & James Reed
  2. My Molancholy Baby - Walter Van Brunt

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1059
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1058
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1057

Books

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

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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Michael O'Halloran

By: Gene Stratton Porter

Michael O'Halloran By Gene Stratton-Porter

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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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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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