Saturday October 12, 1918

US date format: 10/12/1918, UK date format: 12/10/1918

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 12, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Dorothy Kate Haynes and Dorothy Haynes. Huns and Hyphens, directed by Larry Semon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
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Events

  • Forest fire in Minnesota and Northern Wisconsin kills about 800
  • Cloquet Minnesota and 25 other communities destroyed by forest fire, 559 die.
  • A massive forest fire kills 453 people in Minnesota.
  • Cloquet Fire: The city of Cloquet, Minnesota and nearby areas are destroyed in a fire, killing 453.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Huns and Hyphens

Huns and Hyphens

Directed by: Larry Semon

Starring: Stan Laurel, Larry Semon, Madge Kirby, Mae Laurel

To the Rescue

To the Rescue

Directed by: Melanie Wood

Shifting Sands

Shifting Sands

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Joe King, Harvey Clark, Leone Carton

Country: United States of America

Bathing Beauties and Big Boobs

Bathing Beauties and Big Boobs

Directed by: Larry Semon

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

Shoulder Arms

Shoulder Arms

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Edna Purviance, Charles Chaplin, Syd Chaplin, Loyal Underwood

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 12, 1918?
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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - While You're Away
  2. - Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning
  3. - Good-Bye, Mother Machree

Days to next October 12

If October 12, 1918 is your birthday you're 101 years, 9 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 7 days.
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