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Friday 31 July 1914

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 31, 1914). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Louis de Funès and Raymond Aubrac. A Florida Enchantment, directed by Sidney Drew, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

A Florida Enchantment

Directed by: Sidney Drew

Starring: Sidney Drew, Edith Storey, Charles Kent, Mrs. Sidney Drew

Country: United States

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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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Directed by: Charles Chaplin

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

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The Patchwork Girl of Oz

Directed by: J. Farrell MacDonald

Starring: Violet MacMillan, Frank Moore, Raymond Russell, Leontine Dranet

Country: United States

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The Property Man

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 July 1914 ?

  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
Famous Birthdays:
  • Louis de Funès: French actor and screenwriter (d. 1983).
  • Raymond Aubrac: French army engineering officer, who became a leader of the French Resistance during the Second World War and a civil engineer after the Second World War.
  • Josette Day: French film actress, best known for playing Belle, alongside Jean Marais, in Jean Cocteau's 1946 film "La Belle et la Bête" ("Beauty and the Beast").
  • Mario Bava
  • Jose Ignacio Domecq: Wine maker.
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Famous Deaths:
  • German Emperor Wilhelm II threatens war, orders Russia to demobilize
  • Oil discovered in Lake of Maracaibo
  • The New York Stock Exchange closes its doors due to the war in Europe.

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Planetary positions on July 31, 1914 - Geocentric view

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. When It's Moonlight on the Alamo - Peerless Quartet
  2. Kitty McKay - Prince's Orchestra
  3. When the Angelus is Ringing - Lyric Quartet
  4. Gems from High Jinks - Victor Light Opera Co.

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