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Thursday 17 January 1918

1918-01-17

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Az élet királya, directed by Alfrd Desy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918 while The U.P. Trail by Zane Gre was one of the best selling books.
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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 ?

Az élet királya

Directed by: Alfrd Desy

Starring: Norbert Dn, Bela Lugosi, Annie Gth

Country: United States

Stella Maris

Directed by: Marshall A. Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Ida Waterman, Herbert Standing

Country: United States

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
  • Carole McDonald: American singer who used her talent in clubs, on tours, in Las Vegas and with her husband's band from 1938-1983.
  • Hans Reimling: Germany Military man.
  • George M Leader: American politician and 36th Governor of Pennsylvania.
  • Fabian Dobles: Costa Rican writer and left-wing political activist.
  • Francesca Snethlage: Dutch astrologer, researcher, author and data collector.
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Facts:
  • Finnish Civil War: The first serious battles take place between the Red Guards and the White Guard.

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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

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

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

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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