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Thursday 16 May 1918

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Edward Thomas and Kevin Skelton. Old Wives for New, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918 while Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the U.S. Congress, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense.

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. In the Land O Yamo Yamo - Van & Schenck
  2. Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag - Oscar Seagle & Columbia Stellar Quartet

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1219
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1218
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1217

Books

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

Oh, Money! Money!

By: Eleanor H. Porter

There was a thoughtful frown on the face of the man who was the possessor of twenty million dollars. He was a tall, spare man, with a fringe of reddish-brown hair encircling a bald spot.

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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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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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