Saturday 18 May 1918
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Massimo Girotti and Gertrud Demenga.
Old Wives for New, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
while Greatheart by Ethel M. Dell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 May 1918 ?
- Massimo Girotti: Italian film actor whose career spanned seven decades.
- Gertrud Demenga: Swiss actress in various theatres.
- Michel Vialatte: St-Etienne Military man.
- Toivo Kuula composer: dies at age 34.
- Netherlands Indian Volksraad installed in Batavia.
- TNT explosion in chemical factory in Oakdale Pennsylvania kills 200.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1918 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I'll Take You Back to Italy - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
- Some Day They're Coming Home Again - Nora Bayes
- Sweet Emmaline, My Gal - Mike Markel's Orchestra
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