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Thursday 15 August 1918

1918-08-15

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Great Love, directed by D.W. Griffith, 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 Great Love

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: George Fawcett, Lillian Gish, Robert Harron

Country: United States

Riddle Gawne

Directed by: William S. Hart

Starring: William S. Hart, Katherine MacDonald, Lon Chaney

Country: United States

Shifting Sands

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Joe King, Harvey Clark

Country: United States

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor

Directed by: Rex Wilson

Starring: Isobel Elsom, Owen Nares, James Lindsay

Country: United States

Iris

Directed by: Giuseppe de Liguoro

Starring: Eugenio de Liguoro, Camillo De Rossi, Irene-Saffo Momo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st full length cartoon (Sinking of Lusitania)
  • Russia severs diplomatic ties with US

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Al Jolson - Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody
  2. Smiles - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
  3. If He Can Fight Like He Can Love (Good Night, Germany) - Farber Sisters

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1232
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1231
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1230

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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