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Social Media Ideas Generator 15 August


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Post Ideas

Saturday

Everyone's favourite day of the week. Ask your followers if they want to share what they're up to today.

Rehash

Re-write and post a previous post that received a lot of engagement. Create something similar and try sharing it again.

Philosophy

Share your business philosophy with your followers. If you strive for excellence, transparence and honesty then tell people!

Cuteness

Cuteness still wins the internet - hands down. Share something 'cute' about someone or something related to your business.

Historic Events

1999

On this day in 1999: Beni Ounif massacre in Algeria; some 29 people killed at a false roadblock near the Moroccan border, leading to temporary tensions with Morocco.

1998

On this day in 1998: Apple Computer begins shipping the iMac to retail outlets in the US. Price is US$1299. 278,000 units are shipped in the first six weeks.

1998

On this day in 1998: The Real Irish Republican Army detonates a car bomb in Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, killing 29 and injuring over 200.

1998

On this day in 1998: Omagh bomb in Northern Ireland, becoming the worst terrorist incident of The Troubles

1996

On this day in 1996: Bob Dole is nominated for President of the USA, and Jack Kemp for Vice President, at the Republican National Convention in San Diego, California.

1995

On this day in 1995: In South Carolina, Shannon Faulkner becomes the first female cadet matriculated at The Citadel, but drops out in less than a week.

1992

On this day in 1992: Colombo 1992 closes in Genoa, Italy.

1991

On this day in 1991: 750,000 attend Paul Simon's free concert in Central Park, New York.

1991

On this day in 1991: Marietta Tree, United Nations Commissioner of Human Rights, dies at age 74.

1989

On this day in 1989: In Sixiangkou, People's Republic of China, a building is hit by a falling meteorite.

1987

On this day in 1987: US beats Cuba in the Pan-Am baseball.

1985

On this day in 1985: In Hungary, a magnitude 4.9 earthquake occurs.

1981

On this day in 1981: Robin Leamy of US swims record 7.98 kph for 50m.

1979

On this day in 1979: Andrew Young resigns as United Nations ambassador.

1978

On this day in 1978: US House of Representatives approves (233-169), 39-month extension for Equal Rights Amendment.

1978

On this day in 1978: Foundation of Mirapuri - The City of Peace and Future Man

1975

On this day in 1975: Sheikh Mujibur Rahiman of Bangladesh killed in a military coup.

1975

On this day in 1975: Military coup in Bangladesh

1975

On this day in 1975: Miki Takeo makes the first official pilgrimage to Yasukuni Shrine by a sitting prime minister on the anniversary of the end of World War II.

1974

On this day in 1974: Longest team (six) trampoline bouncing marathon (1,248 hours (52 days)).

1974

On this day in 1974: South Korean President Park Chung-Hee escapes assassination.

1974

On this day in 1974: Yook Young-soo, First Lady of South Korea is killed amid an apparent assassination attempt upon President of the South Korea, Park Chung-hee, during the anniversarial ceremony of the Liberation day.

1973

On this day in 1973: Black September group kills three, wounds 55 in Athens, Greece.

1973

On this day in 1973: Vietnam War: The United States bombing of Cambodia ends

1971

On this day in 1971: US President Richard Nixon's administration refuses to settle foreign debts in gold at $35 per ounce, dropping the gold standard, and allowing the dollar to float in foreign exchanges. The president also imposes a ten percent duty increase on many imports, and a 90-day wage and price freeze.

1971

On this day in 1971: President Richard Nixon ends convertibility of U.S. dollar into gold

1952

On this day in 1952: 9 inches of rainfall creates a 20-foot wave in Lynmouth, England, killing 34.

1912

On this day in 1912: New York Yankees player Guy Zinn sets record by stealing home twice in a game.

1906

On this day in 1906: First freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago.

1901

On this day in 1901: Arch Rock, danger to Bay shipping, blasted with 30 tons of nitro.

1899

On this day in 1899: Louisville's Henry Dowling struck out five times in a game.

1894

On this day in 1894: Sante Jeronimo Caserio executed for the Marie Francois Sadi Carnot assesination

1893

On this day in 1893: US no longer allowed exclusive rights in Bering Sea.

1886

On this day in 1886: Guy Hecker scores 7 runs in one game.

1877

On this day in 1877: Thomas Edison makes the first-ever recording - Mary Had a Little Lamb

1870

On this day in 1870: Transcontinental Railway actually completed.

1867

On this day in 1867: Second Reform Bill extends suffrage in England.

1864

On this day in 1864: Off New England coast, CSS Tallahassee captures six yankee schooners.

1863

On this day in 1863: Submarine HL Hunley arrives in Charleston on railroad cars.

1863

On this day in 1863: The Satsuma war begins between the Satsuma clan and the United Kingdom (Traditional Japanese date: July 2, 1863).

1832

On this day in 1832: Gregory XVI encyclical On liberalism and religious indifferentism.

1824

On this day in 1824: Freed American slaves form Liberia.

1795

On this day in 1795: French Convention creates new monetary unit, the franc.

International Awareness Days

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Births

15 Aug 1976

Boudewijn Zenden, Dutch football player was born on this day in 1976.

15 Aug 1975

Kara Wolters, American basketball player was born on this day in 1975.

15 Aug 1974

Natasha Henstridge, Canadian actress was born on this day in 1974.

15 Aug 1972

Ben Affleck, American actor was born on this day in 1972.

15 Aug 1968

Debra Messing, American actress was born on this day in 1968.

15 Aug 1967

F DeLorme Roche Jr in Roanoke, Virginia, USA; bartender extrodinaire (Guru of life, love and Libation) was born on this day in 1967.

15 Aug 1966

Scott Brosius, American baseball player was born on this day in 1966.

15 Aug 1965

Rob Thomas, author and screenwriter was born on this day in 1965.

15 Aug 1964

MCA (Adam Yauch); rocker (The Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight) was born on this day in 1964.

15 Aug 1961

Matt Johnson; rocker (The The - Infected Soul Mining) was born on this day in 1961.

15 Aug 1960

Maureen Peanut Louie Harper in San Francisco, California, USA; tennis player (Denver-1985) was born on this day in 1960.

15 Aug 1960

Tommy Aldridge; heavy metal rocker (Ozzy - Diary of a Mad Man) was born on this day in 1960.

15 Aug 1958

Victor Shenderovich, Russian satirist was born on this day in 1958.

15 Aug 1957

?eljko Ivanek, American actor was born on this day in 1957.

15 Aug 1951

Daba Diawara, Malian politician was born on this day in 1951.

15 Aug 1950

Princess Anne of the United Kingdom was born on this day in 1950.

15 Aug 1950

Princess Anne in England (daughter of Queen Elizabeth II) was born on this day in 1950.

15 Aug 1949

Richard Deacon, Welsh sculptor was born on this day in 1949.

15 Aug 1948

Uschi Digard, American actress and model was born on this day in 1948.

15 Aug 1947

Raakhee Gulzar, Indian actress was born on this day in 1947.

15 Aug 1947

Gerald Velez in the Congas; musician (Spyro Gyra - Morning Dance) was born on this day in 1947.

15 Aug 1947

Manley Lanier Sonny Carter Jr in Macon, Georgia, USA; US Navy/astronaut (STS 33) was born on this day in 1947.

15 Aug 1946

Jimmy Webb, American musician and composer was born on this day in 1946.

15 Aug 1946

Kathryn Jean Whitmire in Houston, Texas, USA; four-time Mayor of Houston was born on this day in 1946.

15 Aug 1946

Jimmy Webb in Elk City, Oklahoma, USA; songwriter (MacArthur Park, Up Up and Away) was born on this day in 1946.

15 Aug 1945

Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda, Indian guru was born on this day in 1945.

15 Aug 1945

Begum Khaleda Zia, Prime Minister of Bangladesh was born on this day in 1945.

15 Aug 1945

Gene Upshaw; NFL guard (Oakland Raiders), NFLPA leader was born on this day in 1945.

15 Aug 1944

Sylvie Vartan, French pop singer was born on this day in 1944.

15 Aug 1944

Linda Ellerbee, American journalist was born on this day in 1944.

15 Aug 1941

Don Rich in Olympia, Washington, USA; guitarist/country singer (Hee Haw) was born on this day in 1941.

15 Aug 1938

Maxine Waters, American politician was born on this day in 1938.

15 Aug 1938

Janusz A Zajdel, Polish writer was born on this day in 1938.

15 Aug 1935

Vernon Jordan Jr, US presidential advisor was born on this day in 1935.

15 Aug 1935

Lionel Taylor, American football player was born on this day in 1935.

15 Aug 1933

Jim Lange, American game show host was born on this day in 1933.

15 Aug 1928

Nicolas Roeg, English film director was born on this day in 1928.

15 Aug 1925

Mike Connors, American actor was born on this day in 1925.

15 Aug 1925

Oscar Peterson, Canadian jazz pianist was born on this day in 1925.

15 Aug 1924

Robert Bolt, English screenwriter (d 1995) was born on this day in 1924.

15 Aug 1924

Phyllis Schlafly in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA; right-winger/Eagle Forum president was born on this day in 1924.

15 Aug 1923

Rose Marie, American actress was born on this day in 1923.

15 Aug 1922

Lukas Foss, German-born composer was born on this day in 1922.

15 Aug 1922

Lukas Foss (Fuchs) Berlin Germany, composer (Prairie) was born on this day in 1922.

15 Aug 1920

Huntz Hall actor (Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game) was born on this day in 1920.

15 Aug 1919

Huntz Hall, American actor (d 1999) was born on this day in 1919.

15 Aug 1919

Benedict Kiely, Irish author was born on this day in 1919.

15 Aug 1917

Jack Lynch, fourth Taoiseach (d 1999) was born on this day in 1917.

15 Aug 1917

Chuck Boyajian in Ohio, USA; Disneyland worker 1955-81 as Manager of Custodial Operations was born on this day in 1917.

15 Aug 1916

Aleks ?ati, Albanian writer was born on this day in 1916.

15 Aug 1915

Signe Hasso actress (Double Life) was born on this day in 1915.

15 Aug 1912

Dame Wendy Hiller, English actress (d 2003) was born on this day in 1912.

15 Aug 1912

Julia Child, American cook (d 2004) was born on this day in 1912.

15 Aug 1912

Julia Child Pasadena California, chef (French Chef) was born on this day in 1912.

15 Aug 1912

Wendy Hiller actress (Major Barbara, David Copperfield) was born on this day in 1912.

15 Aug 1901

Arias Arnulfo three time president of Panama (1940-41, 1949-51, 1968) was born on this day in 1901.

15 Aug 1900

Jan Brzechwa, Polish poet (d 1966) was born on this day in 1900.

15 Aug 1898

Lillian Carter President Carter's mom was born on this day in 1898.

15 Aug 1896

Leon Theremin, Russian inventor (d 1993) was born on this day in 1896.

15 Aug 1896

Catherine Doherty, Social justice activist (d 1985) was born on this day in 1896.

15 Aug 1896

Gerty Cori, Austrian-born biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d 1957) was born on this day in 1896.

15 Aug 1893

Leslie Comrie, New Zealand astronomer and computing pioneer (d 1950) was born on this day in 1893.

15 Aug 1893

Harlow H Curtice president of General Motors (1953-8) was born on this day in 1893.

15 Aug 1892

Louis, 7th duc de Broglie, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d 1987) was born on this day in 1892.

15 Aug 1892

Louis-Victor due de Broglie France, physicist (Nobel Prize 1929) was born on this day in 1892.

15 Aug 1890

Jacques Ibert, French composer (d 1962) was born on this day in 1890.

15 Aug 1890

Jacques Ibert Paris France, composer (Escales) was born on this day in 1890.

15 Aug 1888

TE Lawrence Tremadoc Wales, soldier/writer (aka Lawrence of Arabia) was born on this day in 1888.

15 Aug 1887

Edna Ferber, American novelist (d 1968) was born on this day in 1887.

15 Aug 1887

Ferber Edna, Michigan, writer (Showboat, Cimarron, Giant) was born on this day in 1887.

15 Aug 1883

Ivan Me?trovi?, Croatian sculptor (d 1962) was born on this day in 1883.

15 Aug 1879

Ethel Barrymore, American actress (d 1959) was born on this day in 1879.

15 Aug 1879

Ethel Barrymore Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green) was born on this day in 1879.

15 Aug 1878

Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel, Russian counter-revolutionary (d 1928) was born on this day in 1878.

15 Aug 1875

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, English composer (d 1912) was born on this day in 1875.

15 Aug 1875

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor London, composer (Hiawatha's Wedding Feast) was born on this day in 1875.

15 Aug 1872

Sri Aurobindo, Indian writer, nationalist, philosopher, and guru (d 1950) was born on this day in 1872.

15 Aug 1860

Henrietta Vinton Davis American elocutionist, dramatist, impersonator, public speaker (d 1941) was born on this day in 1860.

15 Aug 1860

Florence Kling DeWolfe Harding first lady was born on this day in 1860.

15 Aug 1858

E Nesbit, English author (d 1924) was born on this day in 1858.

15 Aug 1856

Ivan Franko, Ukrainian writer (d 1916) was born on this day in 1856.

15 Aug 1856

J Keir Hardie first Labour representative in British Parliament was born on this day in 1856.

15 Aug 1845

Walter Crane England, painter/illustrator (Beauty and Beast) was born on this day in 1845.

15 Aug 1813

Jules GrTvy, President of France (d 1891) was born on this day in 1813.

15 Aug 1803

Sir James Douglas father of British Columbia was born on this day in 1803.

15 Aug 1785

Thomas De Quincey, English author (d 1859) was born on this day in 1785.

15 Aug 1785

Thomas De Quincey Eng, writer (Confessions of English Opium Eater) was born on this day in 1785.

15 Aug 1771

Sir Walter Scott Scotland, novelist/poet (Lady of Lake) was born on this day in 1771.

15 Aug 1769

Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France (d 1821) was born on this day in 1769.

15 Aug 1769

Napoleon Bonaparte in Ajaccio, Corsica; (emperor of France 1804-13, 1814-15) was born on this day in 1769.

15 Aug 1717

Blind Jack, English roadbuilder (d 1810) was born on this day in 1717.

15 Aug 1688

Frederick-William I king of Prussia (1713-1740) was born on this day in 1688.

15 Aug 1613

Gilles MTnage, French scholar (d 1692) was born on this day in 1613.

15 Aug 1432

Luigi Pulci, Italian poet (d 1484) was born on this day in 1432.

15 Aug 1432

Luigi Pulci Italy, poet (Morgante) was born on this day in 1432.

15 Aug 1195

Anthony of Padua, Portuguese saint (d 1231) was born on this day in 1195.

15 Aug 1171

King Alfonso IX of Leon (d 1230) was born on this day in 1171.

15 Aug 1001

King Duncan I of Scotland (d 1040) was born on this day in 1001.

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