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Friday 16 August 1918

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Great Love, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Great Love

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: George Fawcett, Lillian Gish, Robert Harron

Country: United States

Riddle Gawne

Directed by: William S. Hart

Starring: William S. Hart, Katherine MacDonald, Lon Chaney

Country: United States

Shifting Sands

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Joe King, Harvey Clark

Country: United States

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor

Directed by: Rex Wilson

Starring: Isobel Elsom, Owen Nares, James Lindsay

Country: United States

Iris

Directed by: Giuseppe de Liguoro

Starring: Eugenio de Liguoro, Camillo De Rossi, Irene-Saffo Momo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Facts:
  • US troops overthrows Archangelsk

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Al Jolson - Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody
  2. Smiles - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
  3. If He Can Fight Like He Can Love (Good Night, Germany) - Farber Sisters

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1233
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1232
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1231

Books

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

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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The Amazing Interlude

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the ...

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Dere Mable

By: Edward Streeter

This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries. It was produced from digital images created through the libraries’ mass digitization efforts.

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