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Saturday 24 August 1918

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ray McIntire and Lucien Jeunesse. The Great Love, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Great Love

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: George Fawcett, Lillian Gish, Robert Harron

Country: United States

Riddle Gawne

Directed by: William S. Hart

Starring: William S. Hart, Katherine MacDonald, Lon Chaney

Country: United States

Shifting Sands

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Joe King, Harvey Clark

Country: United States

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor

Directed by: Rex Wilson

Starring: Isobel Elsom, Owen Nares, James Lindsay

Country: United States

Iris

Directed by: Giuseppe de Liguoro

Starring: Eugenio de Liguoro, Camillo De Rossi, Irene-Saffo Momo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ray McIntire: Chemical engineer.
  • Lucien Jeunesse: French radio host, actor, crooner and operetta singer, who died on 4 May 2008.
  • Sikander Bakht: Indian field hockey player and politician Indian Minister of External Affairs (d. 2004).
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Facts:
  • Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended September 2)
  • Secretary Baker grants extended exemption to World Series players

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. American Fantasie - Victor Herbert & His Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1234
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1233
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1232

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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