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Monday 24 August 1914

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Severino Ferrari . The Call of the North, directed by Oscar Apfel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Call of the North

Directed by: Oscar Apfel

Starring: Robert Edeson, Theodore Roberts, Winifred Kingston

Country: United States

A Florida Enchantment

Directed by: Sidney Drew

Starring: Sidney Drew, Edith Storey, Charles Kent

Country: United States

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The Patchwork Girl of Oz

Directed by: J. Farrell MacDonald

Starring: Violet MacMillan, Frank Moore, Raymond Russell

Country: United States

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The Avenging Conscience: or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill'

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Spottiswoode Aitken, Blanche Sweet

Country: United States

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The King of the Beggars

Starring: Grete Berger, Carl Clewing, Jean Ducret

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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Facts:
  • Battle at Bergen: Germans defeat Belgian / British troops
  • German troops occupy Namur Belgium
  • Jerome Kern and Michael E Rourles musical premieres in New York City
  • World War I: German troops capture Namur.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1914 ?

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Prince's Orchestra - Love's Melody
  2. Fourth of July at Pumpkin Center - Cal Stewart

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1914?

  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1025
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1024
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1023

Books

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

Pollyanna

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Pollyanna Whittier is an orphan who goes to live with her Aunt Polly in Vermont. Determinedly optimistic, Pollyanna soon wins over everyone in town—except her aunt.

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The Salamander

By: Owen Johnson

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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The Eyes of the World

By: Harold Bell Wright

A classic fiction novel by Harold Bell Wright, featuring a maiden in distress, an artist, a hero, and several secrets.

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The Inside of the Cup

By: Winston Churchill

Excerpt from The Inside of the CupSunday was then a day essentially different from other days - you could tell it without looking at the calendar.

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