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Wednesday 22 May 1918

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Land and Mashiro Nakazono. 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

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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 22 May 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Land: impressario.
  • Mashiro Nakazono: Japanese-American acupuncturist based in Santa Fe, NM, one of the top practitioners in the U.S.
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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 digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries. It was produced from digital images created through the libraries’ mass digitization efforts.

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Videogames

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