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Monday 20 May 1918

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Edward Lewis . Old Wives for New, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 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 ?

Old Wives for New

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Elliott Dexter, Florence Vidor, Sylvia Ashton

Country: United States

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An Honest Man

Directed by: Frank Borzage

Starring: William Desmond, Mary Warren, Ann Forrest

Country: United States

Let's Get a Divorce

Directed by: Charles Giblyn

Starring: Billie Burke, John Miltern, Pinna Nesbit

Country: United States

The Trap

Directed by: George Archainbaud

Starring: Alice Brady, Curtis Cooksey, Crauford Kent

Country: United States

Chase Me Charlie

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Leo White

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 May 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Austregisilus
  • Saint Lucifer
  • Saint Theodore of Pavia
  • Saint Bernardine of Siena
  • East Timor National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Edward Lewis: American biologist geneticist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2004).
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Facts:
  • The small town of Codell, Kansas is hit for the third year in a row by a tornado. Coincidentally, all three tornadoes hit on May 20, 1916, 1917, and 1918 respectively.

Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Some Day They're Coming Home Again - Nora Bayes
  2. Sweet Emmaline, My Gal - Mike Markel's Orchestra
  3. I'll Take You Back to Italy - Ada Jones & Billy Murray

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1220
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1219
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1218

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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Videogames

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