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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 Anne Shirley United Kingdom and William Holden [Franklin Beedle Jr] O'Fallon Illinois actor (Stalag 17. The Trap, directed by George Archainbaud, 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 months ?

The Trap

Directed by: George Archainbaud

Starring: Alice Brady, Curtis Cooksey, Crauford Kent

Country: United States

Chase Me Charlie

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Leo White

Country: United States

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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Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley

Directed by: Marshall A. Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, William Scott, Kate Price

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1918 ?

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 #2 songs in the USA
  1. Indianola - Prince's Orchestra
  2. Hello, My Dearie - Prince's Orchestra

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1215
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1214
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1213

Books

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

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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The Amazing Interlude

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

If duty called, would you leave the confines of your cushy life to dedicate yourself to the service of the greater good? That's what Sara Lee, the altruistic heroine of Mary Roberts Rinehart's The Amazing Interlude, decides to do amidst ...

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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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