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Tuesday 8 October 1918

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Freddy Chaves and Halfdan Hegtun. The Romance of Tarzan, directed by Wilfred Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Romance of Tarzan

Directed by: Wilfred Lucas

Starring: Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, Thomas Jefferson

Country: United States

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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The Craving

Directed by: Francis Ford

Starring: Francis Ford, Mae Gaston, Peter Gerald

Country: United States

Johanna Enlists

Directed by: William Desmond Taylor

Starring: Mary Pickford, Anne Schaefer, Fred Huntley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
  • Freddy Chaves: Belgium sport Champion.
  • Halfdan Hegtun: Norwegian radio host and politician (d. 2012).
  • Ron Randell: Sydney, NSW -- Actor (Loves of Carmen, I am a Camera).
  • Jens Skou: Danish chemist and physiologist Nobel Prize laureate.
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Facts:
  • Sgt Alvin York single-handedly kills 25, captures 132 Germans
  • World War I: In the Argonne Forest in France, United States Corporal Alvin C. York leads an attack that kills 25 German soldiers and captures 132.

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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 ?

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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The Amazing Interlude

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the ...

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Dere Mable

By: Edward Streeter

This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries. It was produced from digital images created through the libraries’ mass digitization efforts.

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