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Tuesday 28 July 1914

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Raoul Vaudable and Carmen Dragon. The Avenging Conscience: or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill', directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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The Land of the Lost

Directed by: Arthur Donaldson

Starring: Mary Pickford, Owen Moore, Isabel Vernon

Country: United States

Stuart Webbs: Das Panzergewölbe

Directed by: Joe May

Starring: Ernst Reicher, Hermann Picha, Fritz Richard

Country: United States

The Million Dollar Mystery

Directed by: Howell Hansell

Starring: Florence La Badie, Marguerite Snow, James Cruze

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 July 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Celsus
  • St. Victor
  • St. Innocent
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Nazarius
  • San Marino - Fall of the Fascist Government
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Facts:
  • Foxtrot 1st danced at New Amsterdam Roof Garden (NYC, by Harry Fox)
  • Minister of Navy W Churchill routes British fleet to Scapa Flow
  • World War I begins: Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia after it failed to meet the conditions of an ultimatum it set on July 23 following the killing of Archduke Francis Ferdinand by a Serbian assassin. This event leads to the outbreak of war.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. When the Angelus is Ringing - Peerless Quartet
  2. In the Valley of the Moon - Elizabeth Spencer & Vernon Archibald

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1021
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1020
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1019

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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