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Sunday 24 May 1914

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Clifford Irving and George Tabori. 'Round the World in 80 Days, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914 while The Salamander by Owen Johnson was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Home, Sweet Home

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Henry B. Walthall, Josephine Crowell, Lillian Gish

Country: United States

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Spartacus

Directed by: Giovanni Enrico Vidali

Starring: Luciano Albertini, Enrico Bracci, Alberto Capozzi

Country: United States

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The Battle of the Sexes

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Donald Crisp, Lillian Gish, Robert Harron

Country: United States

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The Mysterious X

Directed by: Benjamin Christensen

Starring: Benjamin Christensen, Karen Caspersen, Otto Reinwald

Country: United States

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Tess of the Storm Country

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Starring: Mary Pickford, Harold Lockwood, Olive Carey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 May 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • PFC Levski Sofia is founded at 1st men's school in Sofia (today 22nd gymnasium)

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. This is the Life - Peerless Quartet
  2. If I Had My Way - Peerless Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1012
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1011
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1010

Books

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

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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Pollyanna

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Chatty, idealistic Pollyanna can always find something to be glad about. Even when the newly orphaned girl has to live with her cold, unloving Aunt Polly, she remains full of hope and joy.

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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 Fortunate Youth

By: William J. Locke

Designed for school districts, educators, and students seeking to maximize performance on standardized tests, Webster's paperbacks take advantage of the fact that classics are frequently assigned readings in English courses.

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