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Monday 5 August 1918

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include d' Ormesson and Tom Drake. A Pair of Silk Stockings, directed by Walter Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Movies

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A Pair of Silk Stockings

Directed by: Walter Edwards

Starring: Constance Talmadge, Harrison Ford, Wanda Hawley, Vera Doria

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The City Slicker

Directed by: Gilbert Pratt

Starring: Harold Lloyd, 'Snub' Pollard, Bebe Daniels, Helen Gilmore

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Hands Up!

Directed by: Louis J. Gasnier, James W. Horne

Starring: Ruth Roland, George Chesebro, George Larkin, Easter Walters

Der Ring der drei Wünsche

Directed by: Arthur Wellin

Starring: Alexander Moissi, Ria Jende, Eduard von Winterstein, Paul Passarge

Her Only Way

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Eugene O'Brien, Ramsey Wallace, E. Alyn Warren

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • d' Ormesson: Biarritz Journalist.
  • Tom Drake: Actor (Green Years, Warkill), dies of lung cancer at 63.
  • Betty Oliphant: English-Canadian ballerina co-founded the Canada's National Ballet School (d. 2004).
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Smiles - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
  2. If He Can Fight Like He Can Love (Good Night, Germany) - Farber Sisters
  3. Al Jolson - Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody

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