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Saturday 12 January 1918

1918-01-12

It was Saturday, 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
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Legion of Death

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Edith Storey, Philo McCullough, Fred Malatesta

Country: United States

Casanova

Directed by: Alfrd Desy

Starring: Pter Andorffy, Viktor Costa, Alfrd Desy

Country: United States

Shri Krishna Janma

Directed by: Dhundiraj Govind Phalke

Starring: Bhagirathibai, D.D. Dabke, Neelkanth

Country: United States

Alraune

Directed by: Mihály Kertész

Starring: Gyula Gl, Gza Erdlyi, Klmn Krmendy

Country: United States

Signal

Directed by: Aleksandr Arkatov

Starring: Mary Harald, Ren Crest, Georges Biscot

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Montreal Canadiens' Joe Malone scores five goals beating Ottawa 9-4.
  • Finland's ''Mosaic Confessors'' law went into effect, making Finnish Jews full citizens.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Old Grey Mare - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
  2. Melody Land - Shannon Four

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1202
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1201
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1200

Books

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

The Tree of Heaven

By: May Sinclair

Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, blind-bordered cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the panel edges. Spine band somewhat scuffed and dust-dulled. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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The Amazing Interlude

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Leopold is delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public.

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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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