Thursday October 17, 1918

US date format: 10/17/1918, UK date format: 17/10/1918

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 17, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Rita Hayworth and Louis Althusser. Huns and Hyphens, directed by Larry Semon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Huns and Hyphens

Directed by: Larry Semon

Starring: Stan Laurel, Larry Semon, Madge Kirby, Mae Laurel

To the Rescue

Directed by: Melanie Wood

Shifting Sands

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Joe King, Harvey Clark, Leone Carton

Country: United States of America

Das Tagebuch einer Verlorenen

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Erna Morena, Reinhold Schünzel, Werner Krauss, Paul Rehkopf

La dixième symphonie

Directed by: Abel Gance

Starring: Séverin-Mars, Jean Toulout, Emmy Lynn, André Lefaur


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 17, 1918?


  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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  • De Kooy airport in the Netherlands opens
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 17, 1918?

    Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. Enrico Caruso - Over There

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