Friday July 12, 1918

US date format: 7/12/1918, UK date format: 12/7/1918

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 12, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Roger Couderc and Emmet Bennett. Bathing Beauties and Big Boobs, directed by Larry Semon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Bathing Beauties and Big Boobs

Directed by: Larry Semon

Starring: Larry Semon, Madge Kirby, Frank Alexander, James Donnelly

A Pair of Silk Stockings

Directed by: Walter Edwards

Starring: Constance Talmadge, Harrison Ford, Wanda Hawley, Vera Doria


Directed by: James Young

Starring: Thomas Meighan, Sylvia Breamer, Robert Gordon, Winter Hall

The City Slicker

Directed by: Gilbert Pratt

Starring: Harold Lloyd, 'Snub' Pollard, Bebe Daniels, Helen Gilmore

The Non-Stop Kid

Directed by: Gilbert Pratt

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 12, 1918?


  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
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  • Japanese battleship explodes in Bay of Tokayama, 500 killed
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 12, 1918?

    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight (For Her Daddy Over There) - Edna White's Trumpet Quartet
  2. Hello Central, Give Me No Man's Land - Al Jolson
  3. Original Dixieland Jazz Band - At the Jazz Band Ball

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