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Wednesday 23 October 1918

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include James Daly and Clarence Lillehei. Anna Karenina, directed by Mrton Garas, 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 30 days ?

Anna Karenina

Directed by: Mrton Garas

Starring: Irn Varsnyi, Dezs Kertsz, Emil Fenyvessy

Country: United States

Shoulder Arms

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Edna Purviance, Charles Chaplin, Syd Chaplin

Country: United States

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The Romance of Tarzan

Directed by: Wilfred Lucas

Starring: Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, Thomas Jefferson

Country: United States

The Forbidden City

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Thomas Meighan, E. Alyn Warren

Country: United States

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The Goat

Directed by: Donald Crisp

Starring: Fred Stone, Fanny Midgley, Charles McHugh

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
  • James Daly: American theater, film and television actor, who is perhaps best known for his role as Dr. Paul Lochner in the hospital drama series Medical Center, in which he played Chad Everett's superior.
  • Clarence Lillehei: American surgeon and pioneer in cardiac surgery.
  • Augusta Dabney: American actress (d. 2008).
  • Peggy Moran: American actress and singer (d. 2002).
  • Paul Rudolph: American architect and academic designed the Lippo Centre (d. 1997).
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Facts:
  • Actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17)

Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Over There - Enrico Caruso

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1242
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1241
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1240

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

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


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