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Sunday 28 June 1914

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aribert Heim and Charles Urbanus. The Land of the Lost, directed by Arthur Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914 while The Eyes of the World by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The King of the Beggars

Starring: Grete Berger, Carl Clewing, Jean Ducret

Country: United States

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Directed by: August Blom

Starring: Olaf Fnss, Ida Orloff, Ebba Thomsen

Country: United States

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Directed by: Giovanni Pastrone

Starring: Italia Almirante-Manzini, Lidia Quaranta, Bartolomeo Pagano

Country: United States

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Home, Sweet Home

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

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

Country: United States

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Directed by: Giovanni Enrico Vidali

Starring: Luciano Albertini, Enrico Bracci, Alberto Capozzi

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 June 1914 ?

  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • Countess Sophie Chotek: wife of Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria (assassinated) (Born 1868).
  • Sophie : German-born Greek royalty, Queen of the Hellenes as the wife of King Constantine I. She was the younger sister of Kaiser Wilhelm II.
  • Franz Ferdinand: Archduke of Austria and his wife Sophia are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip , the casus belli of World War I..
  • Austria invades Siberia (WWI)
  • Chionya Gusyeva attempts and fails to assassinate Grigori Rasputin at his home town in Siberia.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Celebratin' Day in Tennessee - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
  2. You're Here and I'm Here - Harry Macdonough & Olive Kline

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

  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1017
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1016
  • Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1015


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

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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T. Tembarom

By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

T. Tembarom is the 1913 novel by the famous author of The Little Princess, The Secret Garden, and Little Lord Fauntleroy, Frances Hodgson, Burnett. The Story concerns a New York newsie just coming of age as he is called to ...

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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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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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