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Wednesday 23 January 1918

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gertrude Elion and Florence Rush. Tarzan of the Apes, directed by Scott Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Tarzan of the Apes

Directed by: Scott Sidney

Starring: Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, True Boardman

Country: United States

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Az élet királya

Directed by: Alfrd Desy

Starring: Norbert Dn, Bela Lugosi, Annie Gth

Country: United States

Stella Maris

Directed by: Marshall A. Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Ida Waterman, Herbert Standing

Country: United States

The Legion of Death

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Edith Storey, Philo McCullough, Fred Malatesta

Country: United States

Casanova

Directed by: Alfrd Desy

Starring: Pter Andorffy, Viktor Costa, Alfrd Desy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 January 1918 ?

Holidays:
  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gertrude Elion: American biochemist and pharmacologist Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1999).
  • Florence Rush: American social worker and theorist (d. 2008).
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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the USA
  1. Henry Burr - Somewhere in France is the Lily
  2. Will You Remember? - Olive Kline & Lambert Murphy
  3. Danny Boy - Ernestine Schumann-Heink
  4. Say a Prayer for the Boys Over There - Peerless Quartet
  5. La Ronde Des Lutins (Dance of the Goblins) - Jascha Heifetz

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1203
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1202
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1201

Books

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

Dere Mable

By: Edward Streeter

This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries. It was produced from digital images created through the libraries’ mass digitization efforts.

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The Amazing Interlude

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

If duty called, would you leave the confines of your cushy life to dedicate yourself to the service of the greater good? That's what Sara Lee, the altruistic heroine of Mary Roberts Rinehart's The Amazing Interlude, decides to do amidst ...

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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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