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Thursday 5 December 1918

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Chandler and John Pritchard. All Night, directed by Paul Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

All Night

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Carmel Myers, Rudolph Valentino, Charles Dorian

Country: United States

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The Greatest Thing in Life

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: David Butler, Lillian Gish, Robert Harron

Country: United States

Mästerkatten i stövlar

Directed by: John W. Brunius

Starring: Sam Ask, John W. Brunius, Anna Carlsten

Country: United States

Little Women

Directed by: Harley Knoles

Starring: Isabel Lamon, Dorothy Bernard, Lillian Hall

Country: United States

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Anna Karenina

Directed by: Mrton Garas

Starring: Irn Varsnyi, Dezs Kertsz, Emil Fenyvessy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jeff Chandler: American actor and singer best remembered for playing Cochise in "Broken Arrow" (1950), becoming the first actor nominated for an Academy Award for portraying an American Indian.
  • John Pritchard: British conductor, one of the most prominent of Britain's post-WW II orchestral icons and an exemplar of the increasingly international scope of the range of skills required in his position.
See other famous people born on 05 December
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Oil refinery on Cura?ao opens.
  • The British light cruiser HMS ''Cassandra'' strikes a mine and sinks in the Gulf of Finland while aiding Estonia against the Bolsheviks, with eleven sailors killed.

Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Oriental - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1248
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1247
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1246

Books

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

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

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

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


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