Friday 5 April 1918


It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Chase Me Charlie, directed by Charles Chaplin, 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 in the last 30 days ?

Chase Me Charlie

Chase Me Charlie

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Leo White

Country: United States

The Blue Bird

The Blue Bird

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Tula Belle, Robin Macdougall, Edwin E. Reed

Country: United States

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Hearts of the World

Hearts of the World

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Adolph Lestina

Country: United States

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Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley

Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley

Directed by: Marshall A. Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, William Scott, Kate Price

Country: United States

The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin

The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin

Directed by: Rupert Julian

Starring: Rupert Julian, Elmo Lincoln, Nigel De Brulier

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 April 1918 ?

  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • The US Treasury offers the Third Liberty Loan seeking $3 billion in bonds paying 4.5 percent interest.
  • Sālote succeeds as Queen of Tonga she will remain on the throne until her death in 1965.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Dark Town Strutters' Ball - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
  2. Sweet Little Buttercup - Elizabeth Spencer & Shannon Four

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1214


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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