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Monday 8 April 1918

US date format: 4/8/1918, UK date format: 8/4/1918

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 8, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Betty Ford and Lou Menk. The Blue Bird, directed by Maurice Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Blue Bird

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Tula Belle, Robin Macdougall, Edwin E. Reed, Emma Lowry

Country: United States

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The Decoy

Directed by: Justin Kreinbrink

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Hearts of the World

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Adolph Lestina, Josephine Crowell

Country: United States

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Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, William Scott, Kate Price, Ida Waterman

Country: United States

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The Unbeliever

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee, Erich von Stroheim, Kate Lester

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 April 1918 ?

  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Betty Ford: American First Lady when her husband, Gerald Ford, was sworn in as the nation's 38th president, minutes after Richard Nixon resigned, 8/09/1974.
  • Lou Menk: American railroad entrepreneur who merged Great Northern, Northern Pacific and Chicago, Burlington and Quincy railroads into the largest railroad, with the longest line route, in the U.S.
  • Morris Engel
  • Glendon Swarthout: American author and academic (d. 1992).
  • Roberta Cowell: British transsexual, the son of a surgeon and mom who was a fine pianist and singer.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 08, 1918 - Geocentric view

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Hello, My Dearie - Prince's Orchestra
  2. Indianola - Prince's Orchestra

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