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Friday 20 December 1918

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Audrey Totter and Achiel Buysse. The Heart of Humanity, directed by Allen Holubar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Heart of Humanity

Directed by: Allen Holubar

Starring: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Robert Anderson

Country: United States

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The Squaw Man

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Elliott Dexter, Ann Little, Katherine MacDonald

Country: United States

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Judex

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Ren Crest, Musidora, Ren Poyen

Country: United States

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All Night

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Carmel Myers, Rudolph Valentino, Charles Dorian

Country: United States

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The Greatest Thing in Life

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: David Butler, Lillian Gish, Robert Harron

Country: United States

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Audrey Totter: Joliet, Illinois -- Actress (Carpetbaggers, Set-Up).
  • Achiel Buysse: Belgium sport Champion.
  • Jean Marchand: Canadian union leader and politician 43rd Secretary of State for Canada (d. 1988).
See other famous people born on 20 December
Facts:
  • Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk returns to the Czechoslovak Republic.

Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. My Baby Boy - Lewis James
  2. Dear Little Boy of Mine - Charles Harrison
  3. Oui, Oui, Marie - Irving Kaufman

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1251
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1250
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1249

Books

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

The Tree of Heaven

By: May Sinclair

The Tree of Heaven draws upon Sinclair’s experiences in the First World War. Concerned with the Harrisoon family, it follows the three children, Michael, Nicky, and Dorothy, as they grow up in the 1900s and face the war as young ...

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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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Videogames

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