Tuesday 12 November 1918


It was Tuesday, 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 12 November 1918 ?

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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  • Emperor Karl of Austria-Hungary abdicates, Austria becomes a republic.
  • Austria becomes a republic.
  • Czechoslovakia becomes a republic.
  • Józef Piłsudski is appointed head of state of Poland.
  • The Hungarian Democratic Republic is declared.

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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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