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Friday 30 August 1918

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ted Williams and Theodore Williams. Queen of the Sea, directed by John G. Adolfi, 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 ?

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 30 August 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ted Williams: American baseball player who played professional baseball from 1937, but had his career interrupted by five years of combat as a Marine pilot.
  • Theodore Williams: San Diego sports Champions.
  • Harold Atcherley: English businessman.
  • Billy Johnson: American baseball player (d. 2006).
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Facts:
  • Czechoslovakia forms independence Republic
  • Lenin, new leader of Soviet Russia, shot andwounded after speech
  • Fanya Kaplan, an assassin, shoots and seriously injures Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin. This, along with the assassination of Bolshevik senior official Moisei Uritsky days earlier, prompts the decree for Red Terror.

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 1235
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1234
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1233

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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Videogames

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