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Friday 8 May 1914

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lord Murton [of Lindisfrarne] and Romain Gary. Caught in the Rain, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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What the sky looked like on 8 May 1914

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Movies

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Caught in the Rain

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Alice Davenport, Alice Howell

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A Busy Day

Directed by: Mack Sennett

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Phyllis Allen, Ted Edwards

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Cabiria

Directed by: Giovanni Pastrone

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

Country: United States

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The Star Boarder

Directed by: George Nichols

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Minta Durfee, Edgar Kennedy, Gordon Griffith

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A Trip to the Moon

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès, Victor André, Bleuette Bernon, Brunnet

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1914 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US Congress approves a resolution designating the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day.
  • Paramount Pictures is formed.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Where Can I Meet You To-Night? - Ada Jones & Henry Burr
  2. Do You Take This Woman for Your Lawful Wife? - William J. Halley
  3. Dance of the Hours - Victor Herbert & His Orchestra

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