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Wednesday 23 October 1918

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include James Daly and Clarence Lillehei. Anna Karenina, directed by Mrton Garas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918 while The U.P. Trail by Zane Gre was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

Shoulder Arms

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Edna Purviance, Charles Chaplin, Syd Chaplin

Country: United States

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The Forbidden City

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Thomas Meighan, E. Alyn Warren

Country: United States

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The Goat

Directed by: Donald Crisp

Starring: Fred Stone, Fanny Midgley, Charles McHugh

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
  • James Daly: American theater, film and television actor, who is perhaps best known for his role as Dr. Paul Lochner in the hospital drama series Medical Center, in which he played Chad Everett's superior.
  • Clarence Lillehei: American surgeon and pioneer in cardiac surgery.
  • Augusta Dabney: American actress (d. 2008).
  • Peggy Moran: American actress and singer (d. 2002).
  • Paul Rudolph: American architect and academic designed the Lippo Centre (d. 1997).
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Facts:
  • Actor Charlie Chaplin (29) weds Mildred Harris (17)

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Music Charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Over There - Enrico Caruso

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  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1242
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1241
  • Science: Science vol. 48 issue 1240

Books

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

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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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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