Saturday 9 November 1918


It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Greatest Thing in Life, directed by D.W. Griffith, 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 Greatest Thing in Life

The Greatest Thing in Life

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: David Butler, Lillian Gish, Robert Harron

Country: United States

Mästerkatten i stövlar

Mästerkatten i stövlar

Directed by: John W. Brunius

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

Country: United States

Little Women

Little Women

Directed by: Harley Knoles

Starring: Isabel Lamon, Dorothy Bernard, Lillian Hall

Country: United States

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Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

Directed by: Mrton Garas

Starring: Irn Varsnyi, Dezs Kertsz, Emil Fenyvessy

Country: United States

Shoulder Arms

Shoulder Arms

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Edna Purviance, Charles Chaplin, Syd Chaplin

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 9 November 1918 ?

  • Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
  • Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
  • Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
  • Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Thomas Ferebee: Enola Gay bombardier over Hiroshima (d. 2000).
  • Choi Hi: South Korean general and martial artist co-founded taekwondo (d. 2002).
  • Howard Shanet: Brooklyn, New York -- Conductor (Night of the Tropics).
  • Florence Chadwick: American swim champion and stockbroker, she was the first woman to swim the English Channel in both directions.
  • Choi Hong Hi: Co-Founder of Taekwon-Do (d. 2002).
See other famous people born on 09 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Republic Germany proclaimed
  • Bavaria proclaims itself a republic.
  • Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany abdicates after the German Revolution, and Germany is proclaimed a Republic.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - Charles Harrison
  2. Everything is Peaches Down in Georgia - American Quartet
  3. When You Sang Hush-A-Bye to Me - Sterling Trio

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1245


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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