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Sunday 6 October 1918

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andre Pilette and Goh Keng Swee. The Romance of Tarzan, directed by Wilfred Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918 while Greatheart by Ethel M. Dell was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Forbidden City

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Thomas Meighan, E. Alyn Warren

Country: United States

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The Goat

Directed by: Donald Crisp

Starring: Fred Stone, Fanny Midgley, Charles McHugh

Country: United States

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Mickey

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Mabel Normand, George Nichols, Wheeler Oakman

Country: United States

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Shifting Sands

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Joe King, Harvey Clark

Country: United States

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Old Wives for New

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Elliott Dexter, Florence Vidor, Sylvia Ashton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Andre Pilette: Belgian racing driver (d. 1993).
  • Goh Keng Swee: former Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore (d. 2010).
  • Goh Swee: Singaporean soldier and politician 2nd Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore (d. 2010).
  • André Pilette: French-Belgian race car driver (d. 1993).
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Facts:
  • US ship Otranto sinks between Scotland and Ireland, 425 die

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. After You've Gone - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  2. Helen Clark - One for All and All for One

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1240
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1239
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1238

Books

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

Greatheart

By: Ethel M. Dell

Greatheart By Ethel M. Dell

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The Tree of Heaven

By: May Sinclair

The Tree of Heaven draws upon Sinclair’s experiences in the First World War. Concerned with the Harrisoon family, it follows the three children, Michael, Nicky, and Dorothy, as they grow up in the 1900s and face the war as young ...

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Oh, Money! Money!

By: Eleanor H. Porter

There was a thoughtful frown on the face of the man who was the possessor of twenty million dollars. He was a tall, spare man, with a fringe of reddish-brown hair encircling a bald spot.

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