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Monday 31 August 1914

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 31, 1914). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Richard Basehart . Aftermath, directed by Elliot Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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What the sky looked like on 31 August 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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Gertie the Dinosaur

Directed by: Winsor McCay

Starring: Winsor McCay, George McManus, Roy L. McCardell, Thomas A. 'Tad' Dorgan

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Historical Events

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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.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 31, 1914 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Happy Tho' Married - Fred Duprez
  2. Love Has Wings - Charles Harrison & Grace Kerns

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