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Tuesday 13 August 1918

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 13, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Denis Smallwood and Sid Bernstein. Shifting Sands, directed by Albert Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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What the sky looked like on 13 August 1918

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Movies

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Shifting Sands

Directed by: Albert Parker

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

Country: United States

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A Pair of Silk Stockings

Directed by: Walter Edwards

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

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The City Slicker

Directed by: Gilbert Pratt

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

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On the Quiet

Directed by: Chester Withey

Starring: John Barrymore, Lois Meredith, Frank Losee, Jack W. Johnston

Boston Blackie's Little Pal

Directed by: E. Mason Hopper

Starring: Bert Lytell, Rhea Mitchell, Rosemary Theby, Joey Jacobs

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sid Bernstein: Producer.
  • Denis Smallwood: British air chief marshal.
  • John Bunting: Senior civil servant.
  • Jo Tenfjord: Norwegian librarian, children's writer, and translator.
  • Frederick Sanger: British biochemist who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry twice, one of only two people to have done so in the same category (the other is John Bardeen in Physics), the fourth person overall with two Nobel Prizes, and the third person overall with two Nobel Prizes in the sciences.
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Facts:
  • Women enlist in the United States Marine Corps for the first time. Opha Mae Johnson is the first woman to enlist.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 13, 1918 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - Sam Ash
  2. I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - Harry Fox
  3. Belgian Rose - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  4. Tiger Rag - Original Dixieland Jazz Band

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