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Friday 22 February 1918

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charlie Finley and Charles Finley. The Unbeliever, directed by Alan Crosland, 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 Unbeliever

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee, Erich von Stroheim

Country: United States

Go West, Young Man

Directed by: Harry Beaumont

Starring: Tom Moore, Ora Carew, Melbourne MacDowell

Country: United States

'Blue Blazes' Rawden

Directed by: William S. Hart

Starring: William S. Hart, Maude George, Robert McKim

Country: United States

Tarzan of the Apes

Directed by: Scott Sidney

Starring: Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, True Boardman

Country: United States

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Az élet királya

Directed by: Alfrd Desy

Starring: Norbert Dn, Bela Lugosi, Annie Gth

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Charlie Finley: American sports entrepreneur (d. 1996).
  • Charles Finley: American former owner of the Oakland Athletics Baseball team who became an insurance agent.
  • Robert Wadlow: American giant who weighed 12 lbs at birth and was the size of a three-year-old by the age of six months.
  • Sid Abel: Canadian-American ice hockey player coach and manager (d. 2000).
  • Don Pardo: American radio and television announcer (d. 2014).
See other famous people born on 22 February
Facts:
  • Germany claims Baltic states, Finland and Ukraine from Russia.

Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Oriental - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra
  2. I'm Crazy Over Every Girl in France - Avon Comedy Four
  3. Wait Till the Cows Come Home - Harry Macdonough & Olive Kline
  4. Give Me the Moonlight, Give Me the Girl (And Leave the Rest to Me) - Sam Ash

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1208
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1207
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1206

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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