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Monday 31 August 1914

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Richard Basehart . The Virginian, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 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 30 days ?

The Virginian

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Dustin Farnum, Horace B. Carpenter, Cecilia de Mille

Country: United States

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The Call of the North

Directed by: Oscar Apfel

Starring: Robert Edeson, Theodore Roberts, Winifred Kingston

Country: United States

A Florida Enchantment

Directed by: Sidney Drew

Starring: Sidney Drew, Edith Storey, Charles Kent

Country: United States

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The Patchwork Girl of Oz

Directed by: J. Farrell MacDonald

Starring: Violet MacMillan, Frank Moore, Raymond Russell

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Richard Basehart: American stage actor in the '30s who made his Broadway debut in 1938.
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Facts:
  • 24.8 cm rainfall at Bloomingdale, Michigan (state record)
  • General von Kluck decides not to attack Paris
  • German troops reconquer Soldau / Neidenburg East-Prussia
  • Germany defeats Russia (battle at Tannenberg / 30,000 Russians die)
  • Australia enters the First World War.

Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. You Planted a Rose in the Garden of Love - Henry Burr

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1026
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1025
  • Science: Science vol. 40 issue 1024

Books

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

The Eyes of the World

By: Harold Bell Wright

The Eyes of the World

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Pollyanna

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Pollyanna is a novel by Eleanor H. Porter. That is a classic of children's literature, with the title character's name becoming a popular term for someone with the same very optimistic outlook.[1]

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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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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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Videogames

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