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Wednesday 8 May 1918

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). An Honest Man, directed by Frank Borzage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918 while The U.P. Trail by Zane Gre was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Country: United States

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Hearts of the World

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Adolph Lestina

Country: United States

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Tarzan of the Apes

Directed by: Scott Sidney

Starring: Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, True Boardman

Country: United States

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A Modern Musketeer

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Marjorie Daw, Kathleen Kirkham

Country: United States

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The Scarlet Car

Directed by: Joseph De Grasse

Starring: Franklyn Farnum, Edith Johnson, Lon Chaney

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Everybody's Crazy 'Bout the Doggone Blues (But I'm Happy) - Marion Harris
  2. On the Road to Home Sweet Home - Percy Hemus
  3. The Siren's Song - Helen Clark & Gladys Rice

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1218
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1217
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1216

Books

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

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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Greatheart

By: Ethel M. Dell

Greatheart By Ethel M. Dell

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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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