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Thursday 20 August 1914

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kitei Sohn and Yann Goulet. 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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Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kitei Sohn: Korean marathon runner / coach (1936 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Yann Goulet: French sculptor, Breton nationalist and war-time collaborationist with Nazi Germany who headed the Breton Bagadou Stourm militia.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Battle at Morhange: German troops chase French, killing 1000s
  • Bavarian troops kill 50 inhabitants of Nomeny France
  • German army captured Brussels as the Belgian army retreated to Antwerp

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Music Charts

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Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Fourth of July at Pumpkin Center - Cal Stewart
  2. Prince's Orchestra - Love's Melody

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