Thursday 1 August 1918


It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Riddle Gawne, directed by William S. Hart, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Riddle Gawne

Riddle Gawne

Directed by: William S. Hart

Starring: William S. Hart, Katherine MacDonald, Lon Chaney

Country: United States

Shifting Sands

Shifting Sands

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Joe King, Harvey Clark

Country: United States

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor

Directed by: Rex Wilson

Starring: Isobel Elsom, Owen Nares, James Lindsay

Country: United States



Directed by: Giuseppe de Liguoro

Starring: Eugenio de Liguoro, Camillo De Rossi, Irene-Saffo Momo

Country: United States



Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Mabel Normand, George Nichols, Wheeler Oakman

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1918 ?

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • British troops enter Vladivostok
  • Pittsburgh Pirates beat Boston Braves, 2-0, in 21 innings.
  • British anti-Bolshevik forces occupy Archangel, Russia.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1918 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Your Lips Are No Man's Land but Mine - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  2. They Were All Out of Step But Jim - Billy Murray
  3. One Day in June (It Might Have Been You) - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1918?

  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1230


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Tree of Heaven by May Sinclair

The Tree of Heaven

By: May Sinclair

May Sinclair was a 20th century British women rights activist and novelist who wrote dozens of works, from literary reviews to novels. She also wrote prose and poetry.

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The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart

The Amazing Interlude

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

In her day, Mary Roberts Rinehart was known as the "American Agatha Christie," which is quite a sign of respect given that Christie is one of the greatest mystery writers in history.

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Dere Mable by Edward Streeter

Dere Mable

By: Edward Streeter

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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