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Saturday 16 February 1918

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Patty Andrews and Gordon Graham. The Unbeliever, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918 while Dere Mable by Edward Streeter was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Tarzan of the Apes

Directed by: Scott Sidney

Starring: Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, True Boardman

Country: United States

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A Modern Musketeer

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Marjorie Daw, Kathleen Kirkham

Country: United States

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The Scarlet Car

Directed by: Joseph De Grasse

Starring: Franklyn Farnum, Edith Johnson, Lon Chaney

Country: United States

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The Secret Game

Directed by: William C. de Mille

Starring: Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Holt, Florence Vidor

Country: United States

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The Queen of Spades

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov

Starring: Tamara Duvan, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Vera Orlova

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 February 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
  • Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
Famous Birthdays:
  • Patty Andrews: American mezzo-soprano singer, the youngest of the three siblings known as The Andrews Sisters, a close harmony singing group of the swing and boogie-woogie eras.
  • Gordon Graham: American military, lieutenant general.
  • Walt Faulkner: American racing driver (d. 1956).
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Facts:
  • The Council of Lithuania unanimously adopts the Act of Independence, declaring Lithuania an independent state.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. I'm Crazy Over Every Girl in France - Avon Comedy Four
  2. Wait Till the Cows Come Home - Harry Macdonough & Olive Kline
  3. Give Me the Moonlight, Give Me the Girl (And Leave the Rest to Me) - Sam Ash

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1207
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1206
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1205

Books

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

Dere Mable

By: Edward Streeter

Excerpt from Love Letters of Bill to Mable Comprising Dere Mable: Thats Me All Over, Mable; Same Tmy food always runs He smokes cigarets something awful I poured some oil out of his lamp I even got mud in my ...

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Greatheart

By: Ethel M. Dell

Greatheart By Ethel M. Dell

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The Amazing Interlude

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

In her day, Mary Roberts Rinehart was known as the "American Agatha Christie," which is quite a sign of respect given that Christie is one of the greatest mystery writers in history.

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