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Sunday 17 November 1918

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). The Greatest Thing in Life, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918 while Greatheart by Ethel M. Dell was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Little Women

Directed by: Harley Knoles

Starring: Isabel Lamon, Dorothy Bernard, Lillian Hall

Country: United States

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Shoulder Arms

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Edna Purviance, Charles Chaplin, Syd Chaplin

Country: United States

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The Forbidden City

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Thomas Meighan, E. Alyn Warren

Country: United States

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The Goat

Directed by: Donald Crisp

Starring: Fred Stone, Fanny Midgley, Charles McHugh

Country: United States

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Mickey

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Mabel Normand, George Nichols, Wheeler Oakman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Social Democratic Party becomes Communistc Party Holland: CPH

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Music Charts

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

Top #2 songs in the USA
  1. Oh! How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning - Irving Kaufman
  2. Indianola - Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1246
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1245
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1244

Books

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

Greatheart

By: Ethel M. Dell

Greatheart By Ethel M. Dell

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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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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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