Thursday August 15, 1918

US date format: 8/15/1918, UK date format: 15/8/1918

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Raymond Gallois-Montbrun and Fay Honey Knopp. Shifting Sands, directed by Albert Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 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 of America

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

Missing

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 15, 1918?


    Holidays

  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
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    Events

  • Russia severs diplomatic ties with US
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 15, 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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