Thursday December 19, 1918

US date format: 12/19/1918, UK date format: 19/12/1918

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 19, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Charles Ferauge and Professor Longhair. Little Orphant Annie, directed by Colin Campbell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in those months ?

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Little Orphant Annie

Directed by: Colin Campbell

Starring: Colleen Moore, Tom Santschi, Harry Lonsdale, Eugenie Besserer

The Heart of Humanity

Directed by: Allen Holubar

Starring: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Robert Anderson, Walt Whitman

Country: United States of America

All Night

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Carmel Myers, Rudolph Valentino, Charles Dorian, Mary Warren

Country: United States of America

A Christmas Story

Directed by: N/A

Frauds and Frenzies

Directed by: Larry Semon

Starring: Stan Laurel, Larry Semon, Madge Kirby, William McCall


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 19, 1918?


  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)


  • Robert Ripley begins his "Believe It or Not" column (New York Globe).
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Music charts

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

    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. While You're Away (Pack Up Your Cares in a Bundle of Joy) - Peerless Quartet
  2. Waltz of the Flowers - New York Philharmonic Orchestra
  3. Cathedral Chimes - Prince's Orchestra

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