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Saturday 22 May 1915

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Four Feathers, directed by J. Searle Dawley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915 while Michael O'Halloran by Gene Stratton Porter 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 May 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland).
  • Lassen Peak erupts with a powerful force, and is the only mountain other than Mount St. Helens to erupt in the continental US during the 20th century.
  • Three trains collide in the Quintinshill rail crash near Gretna Green, Scotland, killing 227 people and injuring 246; the accident is found to be the result of non-standard operating practices during a shift change at a busy junction.
  • The Quintinshill railway disaster in Scotland leaves more than 200 dead.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. I'm On My Way to Dublin Bay - Peerless Quartet
  2. Sweet Kentucky Lady (Dry Your Eyes) - Harry Macdonough
  3. I Want to Linger - Prince's Orchestra

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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 ?

Michael O'Halloran

By: Gene Stratton Porter

Michael O'Halloran By Gene Stratton-Porter

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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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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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