Wednesday 9 January 1918


It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Legion of Death, directed by Tod Browning, 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 ?

The Legion of Death

The Legion of Death

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Edith Storey, Philo McCullough, Fred Malatesta

Country: United States



Directed by: Alfrd Desy

Starring: Pter Andorffy, Viktor Costa, Alfrd Desy

Country: United States

Shri Krishna Janma

Shri Krishna Janma

Directed by: Dhundiraj Govind Phalke

Starring: Bhagirathibai, D.D. Dabke, Neelkanth

Country: United States



Directed by: Mihály Kertész

Starring: Gyula Gl, Gza Erdlyi, Klmn Krmendy

Country: United States



Directed by: Aleksandr Arkatov

Starring: Mary Harald, Ren Crest, Georges Biscot

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1918 ?

  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alma Ziegler: American baseball player and golfer (d. 2005).
See other famous people born on 09 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Battle of Bear Valley: The last battle of the American Indian Wars.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. I Don't Know Where I'm Going But I'm On My Way - Peerless Quartet
  2. Over There - Prince's Orchestra
  3. Sailin' Away On the Henry Clay - Victor Military Band

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1201


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

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