Tuesday 27 October 1914
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Salomy Jane, directed by Lucius Henderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- Ahmet Kireççi: Turkish wrestler (d. 1979).
- Jean Vaujour: French prefect who was one of the last witnesses to the outbreak of the Algerian insurrection in November 1954, while he was director of General Security in Algiers.
- Stanislaw Brunstein: Artist.
- Dylan Thomas: Welsh writer of poetry, short story, movie scenarios and radio scripts, immensely talented.
- British battleship Audacious sunk by mine
- World War I: The British super-dreadnought battleship HMS Audacious (23,400 tons), is sunk off Tory Island, north-west of Ireland, by a minefield laid by the armed German merchant-cruiser Berlin.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1914 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Can't You Hear Me Calling, Caroline? - George MacFarlane
- Good-Bye - John McCormack
- The Whistling Coquette - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
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