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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Mickey

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Mabel Normand, George Nichols, Wheeler Oakman

Country: United States

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Shifting Sands

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Joe King, Harvey Clark

Country: United States

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Old Wives for New

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Elliott Dexter, Florence Vidor, Sylvia Ashton

Country: United States

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The Blue Bird

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Tula Belle, Robin Macdougall, Edwin E. Reed

Country: United States

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Hearts of the World

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Adolph Lestina

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 16 August 1918

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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 #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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