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Saturday 12 January 1918

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Maharishi Yogi . The Legion of Death, directed by Tod Browning, 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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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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The Secret Game

Directed by: William C. de Mille

Starring: Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Holt, Florence Vidor

Country: United States

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The Queen of Spades

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov

Starring: Tamara Duvan, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Vera Orlova

Country: United States

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The Little Princess

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Norman Kerry, Katherine Griffith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
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Facts:
  • Montreal Canadiens' Joe Malone scores five goals beating Ottawa 9-4.
  • Finland's ''Mosaic Confessors'' law went into effect, making Finnish Jews full citizens.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. The Old Grey Mare - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
  2. Melody Land - Shannon Four

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1202
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1201
  • Science: Science vol. 46 issue 1200

Books

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

Oh, Money! Money!

By: Eleanor H. Porter

There was a thoughtful frown on the face of the man who was the possessor of twenty million dollars. He was a tall, spare man, with a fringe of reddish-brown hair encircling a bald spot.

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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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