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Saturday 11 May 1918

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Richard Feynman and Richard P Feynman. The Non-Stop Kid, directed by Gilbert Pratt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Movies

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The Non-Stop Kid

Directed by: Gilbert Pratt

Starring: Harold Lloyd, 'Snub' Pollard, Bebe Daniels, William Blaisdell

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The Blue Bird

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

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

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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De Luxe Annie

Directed by: Roland West

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Eugene O'Brien, Frank Mills, Edna Hunter

The Million Dollar Dollies

Directed by: Léonce Perret

Starring: Jenny Dolly, Rosie Dolly, Bradley Barker, Huntley Gordon

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
  • Saint Majolus of Cluny
Famous Birthdays:
  • Richard Feynman: American theoretical physicist known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics, and the physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium, as well as inparticle physics (he proposed the partonmodel).
  • Richard P Feynman: Physicist (Feynman-diagrams / Nobel prize 1965).
  • Robert Hunt: CEO (Dowty Group).
  • Jacqes Arbellot: France Military man.
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Facts:
  • 44th Kentucky Derby: William Knapp on Exterminator wins in 2:10.8.
  • The Mountainous Republic of the Northern Caucasus is officially established.
  • The United States Post Office Department (later renamed the United States Postal Service) begins the 3rd regular airmail service in the world (between New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, DC), the 1st being from Allahabad to Naini Junction in India on the 18th February 1911 and the 2nd being from London to Windsor Castle on the 22nd June 1911.
  • End of the Finnish Civil War.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag - Oscar Seagle & Columbia Stellar Quartet
  2. In the Land O Yamo Yamo - Van & Schenck

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