Sunday 18 May 1919
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Boris Christoff and Margot Fonteyn.
Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl
The Delicious Little Devil
Which were the important events of 18 May 1919 ?
See other famous people born on 18 May
Boris Christoff: Bulgarian opera singer, widely considered to have been one of the greatest basses of the 20th century.
Margot Fonteyn: British dancer, one of the world's outstanding ballerinas for 45 years.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1919 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
Beautiful Ohio - Henry Burr
I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
Sand Dunes - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra
Arabian Nights - Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1919?
- Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1272
- Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1271
- Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1270
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
The pages which follow have been extracted from a pile of manuscript which was apparently meant for the eye of one woman only. She seems to have been the writer’s childhood’s friend.
Mary Roberts Rinehart was a prolific writer that is often referred to as the American Agatha Christie. Rinehart’s mystery novels are still treasured by millions of readers today and she is the source of the famous phrase “The butler did ...
Ralph Connor was an acclaimed Presbyterian Church leader in Canada during the early 20th century, but today he is best known for being a novelist who wrote popular stories about the frontier.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 18 May 1919 is such a special date for you!