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Monday 8 August 1921

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1921). The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Esther Williams and John Herbert Chapman. The Cat and the Canary, directed by Paul Leni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Cat and the Canary

Directed by: Paul Leni

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Out of Luck

Directed by: Bert Klasey

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The Love Punch

Directed by: Joel Hopkins

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Among Those Present

Directed by: Fred C. Newmeyer

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Aggie Herring, James T. Kelley

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The Night Before

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1921 ?

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Esther Williams: American actress and swimmer who, as a professional swimming champ, became an aquatic leading lady in many extravaganzas in the '50s and '60s, a total of 26 movies, mostly when wet.
  • Roger Nixon: Composer.
  • John Herbert Chapman: British physicist (d. 1979).
  • William Asher: American director producer and screenwriter (d. 2012).
  • Webb Pierce: American country singer ("Bye Bye Love"), dies of cancer at age 64.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Juhani Aho: Fins journalist / writer (Panu, Tuomio), dies at 59.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 08, 1921 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1921 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. My Man (Mon Homme) - Aileen Stanley
  2. Ain't We got Fun? - Van & Schenck
  3. Ain't We Got Fun? - Benson Orchestra of Chicago
  4. Peggy O'Neil - Billy Jones

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