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Tuesday 27 August 1918

1918-08-27

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Queen of the Sea, directed by John G. Adolfi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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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 ?

Queen of the Sea

Directed by: John G. Adolfi

Starring: Annette Kellerman, Hugh Thompson, Mildred Keats

Country: United States

The Lady of the Dugout

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: Al J. Jennings, Frank Jennings, Corinne Grant

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Christy Mathewson resigns as Reds manager to accept a commission as a captain in chemical warfare branch of Army
  • Dr Joseph L Johnson named minister to Liberia.
  • Battle of Ambos Nogales: U.S. Army forces skirmish against Mexican Carrancistas and their German advisors in the only battle of World War I fought on American soil.
  • 20,000 London policemen strike for increased pay and union recognition.
  • Russian Revolution: Vladmir Lenin is shot by Fanya Kaplan, but he survives. Moisei Uritsky, the Petrograd head of the Cheka, is assassinated the same day.

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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 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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