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Thursday 8 August 1918

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include André Dufraisse (politician) . A Pair of Silk Stockings, directed by Walter Edwards, 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 ?

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 8 August 1918 ?

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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  • 6 US soldiers are surrounded by Germans in France, Alvin York is given command and shoots 20 Germans and captures 132 more
  • Canada / Australian / British breakthrough with 600 tanks at Amiens

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 08, 1918 - Geocentric view

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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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