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Monday 19 August 1918

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include James George "Jimmy" Rowles and Jimmy Rowles. The Great Love, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918 while Dere Mable by Edward Streeter was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Mickey

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Mabel Normand, George Nichols, Wheeler Oakman

Country: United States

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Shifting Sands

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Joe King, Harvey Clark

Country: United States

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Old Wives for New

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Elliott Dexter, Florence Vidor, Sylvia Ashton

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
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Music Charts

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

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. Tiger Rag - Original Dixieland Jazz Band
  2. Belgian Rose - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
  3. I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - Harry Fox
  4. I'm Always Chasing Rainbows - Sam Ash

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1233
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1232
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1231

Books

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

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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Greatheart

By: Ethel M. Dell

Greatheart By Ethel M. Dell

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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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Oh, Money! Money!

By: Eleanor H. Porter

There was a thoughtful frown on the face of the man who was the possessor of twenty million dollars. He was a tall, spare man, with a fringe of reddish-brown hair encircling a bald spot.

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