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Tuesday 23 April 1918

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Maurice Druon [Kessel] and Anthony Craxton. Let's Get a Divorce, directed by Charles Giblyn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Movies

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

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

The Blue Bird

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Tula Belle, Robin Macdougall, Edwin E. Reed

Country: United States

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Hearts of the World

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Adolph Lestina

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
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Facts:
  • National Urban League forms.
  • Battle of Zeebrugge ends.
  • Dover Patrol overthrows Germany U-boat in East Sea.
  • The Pittman Silver Coinage Act is approved, mandating the melting of up to 350 million silver dollar coins.
  • World War I: The British Royal Navy makes a raid in an attempt to neutralise the Belgian port of Bruges-Zeebrugge.

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight (For Her Daddy Over There) - Henry Burr
  2. Are You from Heaven? - Henry Burr
  3. Liberty Bell (It's Time to Ring Again) - Peerless Quartet
  4. I'd Like to Be a Monkey in the Zoo - Frances White

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1216
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1215
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1214

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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