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Wednesday 12 August 1914

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Luis Mariano and [Hendrik] Jan Bakker. Aftermath, directed by Elliot Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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Movies

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Aftermath

Directed by: Elliot Lester

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The Face on the Barroom Floor

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Cecile Arnold, Jess Dandy, Vivian Edwards

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Recreation

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Charles Bennett, Helen Carruthers, Edwin Frazee

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The Property Man

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Phyllis Allen, Charles Bennett, Jess Dandy

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The Fatal Mallet

Directed by: Mack Sennett

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Mack Sennett, Mack Swain

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Luis Mariano: Spanish Basque singer, his family settled in Bordeaux.
  • [Hendrik] Jan Bakker: Dutch resistance fighter / journalist (Parool).
  • Gerd Buchdahl: German-English philosopher and author (d. 2001).
  • Ruth Lowe: Canadian pianist and composer (I'll Never Smile Again) (d. 1981).
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Facts:
  • Cavalery battle at Halen, Belgium (Battle der Zilveren Helmen)
  • German 16.5 / 12 guns fires on forts round Luik
  • Russian troops take East-Prussia and occupy Marggrabowa
  • World War I: the United Kingdom declares war on Austria-Hungary; the countries of the British Empire follow suit.
  • Battle of Haelen: Belgian troops repulse the Germans.

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. When It's Night Time Down in Burghandy - George MacFarlane
  2. Off with the Old Love, On with the New - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell

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