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Wednesday 17 April 1918

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include William Holden and Anne Shirley United Kingdom. The Blue Bird, directed by Maurice Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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What the sky looked like on 17 April 1918

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Movies

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The Blue Bird

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

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

Country: United States

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Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, William Scott, Kate Price, Ida Waterman

Country: United States

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The Unbeliever

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee, Erich von Stroheim, Kate Lester

Country: United States

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Tarzan of the Apes

Directed by: Scott Sidney

Starring: Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, True Boardman, Kathleen Kirkham

Country: United States

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Riders of the Night

Directed by: John H. Collins

Starring: Viola Dana, George Chesebro, Clifford Bruce, Russell Simpson

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Just a Baby's Prayer at Twilight (For Her Daddy Over There) - Henry Burr
  2. Liberty Bell (It's Time to Ring Again) - Peerless Quartet
  3. Are You from Heaven? - Henry Burr
  4. I'd Like to Be a Monkey in the Zoo - Frances White

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