Tuesday 26 February 1918
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
The Unbeliever, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Le Pesant Francois: France Military man.
- Otis Ray Bowen: American physician & politician, 44th Governor of Indiana, and 16th United States Secretary of Health and Human Services.
- Otis R: Bowen US Secretary of Health and Human Services (1985-89).
- Edwin Charles: "Preacher" Roe baseball pitcher (Brooklyn Dodgers).
- Theodore [Hamilton] Sturgeon US: sci-fi author (Starshine, A Way Home, Hugo, Caviar).
- Otis Bowen: American physician and politician 44th Governor of Indiana (d. 2013)
- Theodore Sturgeon: American writer distinguished for science-fiction, the winner of the Nebula Award in 1970, the Hugo Award in 1971 and the International Fantasy award in 1953 for his work, "More Than Human." His other works include many anthologies and the book, "Cavier." Sturgeon was first published in September 1939, working many other jobs before becoming a popular author.
- Stands at Hong Kong Jockey Club collapse and burn, killing 604.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1918 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- There's a Long, Long Trail - Oscar Seagle & Columbia Stellar Quartet
- Oriental - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra
- No Place Like Home - Bert Williams
- Some Sunday Morning - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
- Long Boy - Peerless Quartet
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