Thursday 24 January 1918


It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Tarzan of the Apes, directed by Scott Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

Tarzan of the Apes

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

Az élet királya

Directed by: Alfrd Desy

Starring: Norbert Dn, Bela Lugosi, Annie Gth

Country: United States

Stella Maris

Stella Maris

Directed by: Marshall A. Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Ida Waterman, Herbert Standing

Country: United States

The Legion of Death

The Legion of Death

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Edith Storey, Philo McCullough, Fred Malatesta

Country: United States



Directed by: Alfrd Desy

Starring: Pter Andorffy, Viktor Costa, Alfrd Desy

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 January 1918 ?

  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gottfried von Einem: Bern, Switzerland -- Austrian composer (Dantons Tod).
  • John McLiam: Alberta, Canada -- Actor (Parker-Men From Shiloh).
  • Oral Roberts: American minister of the Pentecostal Holiness Church from his Call in 1935, becoming one of the best known evangelists in the world.
See other famous people born on 24 January
Famous Deaths:
  • The Gregorian calendar is introduced in Russia by decree of the Council of People's Commissars effective February 14(NS)

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Henry Burr - Somewhere in France is the Lily
  2. Will You Remember? - Olive Kline & Lambert Murphy
  3. Danny Boy - Ernestine Schumann-Heink
  4. Say a Prayer for the Boys Over There - Peerless Quartet
  5. La Ronde Des Lutins (Dance of the Goblins) - Jascha Heifetz

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1203


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Tree of Heaven by May Sinclair

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

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

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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