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Saturday 23 February 1918

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 23, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Thomas Gallagher and Richard G Butler. The Unbeliever, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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What the sky looked like on 23 February 1918

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Movies

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The Unbeliever

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee, Erich von Stroheim, Kate Lester

Country: United States

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Tarzan of the Apes

Directed by: Scott Sidney

Starring: Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, True Boardman, Kathleen Kirkham

Country: United States

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The Scarlet Car

Directed by: Joseph De Grasse

Starring: Franklyn Farnum, Edith Johnson, Lon Chaney, Sam De Grasse

Country: United States

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A Trip to the Moon

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès, Victor André, Bleuette Bernon, Brunnet

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Huck and Tom

Directed by: William Desmond Taylor

Starring: Jack Pickford, Robert Gordon, George Hackathorne, Alice Marvin

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Historical Events

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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:
  • 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 G Butler: founder of Aryan Nations (d. 2004).
  • Dom Aelred: Watkin headmaster (Downside School).
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 23, 1918 - Geocentric view

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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. No Place Like Home - Bert Williams
  3. Long Boy - Peerless Quartet
  4. There's a Long, Long Trail - Oscar Seagle & Columbia Stellar Quartet
  5. Some Sunday Morning - Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra

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