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Saturday 21 December 1918

1918-12-21

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Heart of Humanity, directed by Allen Holubar, 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 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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 December 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Donald Regan: American stockbroker, the President of Merrill Lynch in 1968, worth over $10 million by 1979.
  • Kurt Waldheim: Austrian President 1986-1992, lawyer and diplomat, who served as the fourth Secretary General of the United Nations 1972-1981.
See other famous people born on 21 December
Facts:
  • Red Sox trade Dutch Leonard, Ernie Shore and Duffy Lewis to Yankees for Ray Caldwell and Slim Love, Frank Gilhooey, Al Walters and $15,000

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Cathedral Chimes - Prince's Orchestra
  2. Waltz of the Flowers - New York Philharmonic Orchestra
  3. While You're Away (Pack Up Your Cares in a Bundle of Joy) - Peerless Quartet

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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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

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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