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Saturday 23 February 1918

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Richard G Butler and Dom Aelred. The Unbeliever, directed by Alan Crosland, 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 ?

Tarzan of the Apes

Directed by: Scott Sidney

Starring: Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, True Boardman

Country: United States

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A Modern Musketeer

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Marjorie Daw, Kathleen Kirkham

Country: United States

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The Scarlet Car

Directed by: Joseph De Grasse

Starring: Franklyn Farnum, Edith Johnson, Lon Chaney

Country: United States

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The Secret Game

Directed by: William C. de Mille

Starring: Sessue Hayakawa, Jack Holt, Florence Vidor

Country: United States

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The Queen of Spades

Directed by: Yakov Protazanov

Starring: Tamara Duvan, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Vera Orlova

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 February 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Richard G Butler: founder of Aryan Nations (d. 2004).
  • Dom Aelred: Watkin headmaster (Downside School).
  • Thomas Gallagher: American writer whose first book, "The Gathering Darkness," was one of ten books nominated for the coveted National Book Award in 1952.
  • Richard Butler: American engineer founded the Aryan Nations (d. 2004).
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Facts:
  • First victory of Red Army over the Kaiser's German troops near Narva and Pskov. In honor of this victory, the date is celebrated from 1923 onward as ''Red Army Day''; it is renamed Defender of the Fatherland Day after the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, and is colloquially known as ''Men's Day''.

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Oriental - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra
  2. There's a Long, Long Trail - Oscar Seagle & Columbia Stellar Quartet
  3. No Place Like Home - Bert Williams
  4. Some Sunday Morning - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
  5. Long Boy - Peerless Quartet

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  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1208
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1207
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1206

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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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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The Amazing Interlude

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

In her day, Mary Roberts Rinehart was known as the "American Agatha Christie," which is quite a sign of respect given that Christie is one of the greatest mystery writers in history.

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