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Thursday 26 February 1914

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Alda and Robert Alda New York City. The Extraordinary Adventures of Saturnino Farandola, directed by Marcel Fabre, 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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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Dead Man Who Killed

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Ren Navarre, Georges Melchior, Luitz-Morat

Country: United States

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The Goat

Starring: Edward Abeles, Joseph Singleton, Sydney Deane

Country: United States

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Marcantonio e Cleopatra

Directed by: Enrico Guazzoni

Starring: Ida Carloni Talli, Bruto Castellani, Matilde Di Marzio

Country: United States

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David Copperfield

Directed by: Thomas Bentley

Starring: Reginald Sheffield, Len Bethel, Alma Taylor

Country: United States

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Traffic in Souls

Directed by: George Loane Tucker

Starring: Jane Gail, Ethel Grandin, William H. Turner

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 February 1914 ?

  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
  • Saint Alexander of Alexandria
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  • New York Museum of Science and Industry incorporated.
  • HMHS Britannic, sister to the RMS Titanic, is launched at Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast.

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Down in Chattanooga - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
  2. Along Came Ruth - Arthur Fields

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

  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 999
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 998
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 997


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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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

With few exceptions, the incidents recorded in these pages take place in one of the largest cities of the United States of America, and of that portion called the Middle West,—a city once conservative and provincial, and rather proud of ...

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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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