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Saturday 24 August 1918

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lucien Jeunesse and Ray McIntire. A Pair of Silk Stockings, directed by Walter Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Movies

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A Pair of Silk Stockings

Directed by: Walter Edwards

Starring: Constance Talmadge, Harrison Ford, Wanda Hawley, Vera Doria

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The City Slicker

Directed by: Gilbert Pratt

Starring: Harold Lloyd, 'Snub' Pollard, Bebe Daniels, Helen Gilmore

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Queen of the Sea

Directed by: John G. Adolfi

Starring: Annette Kellerman, Hugh Thompson, Mildred Keats, Walter Law

Country: United States

Bread

Directed by: Ida May Park

Starring: Edward Cecil, Gladys Fox, Kenneth Harlan, Mary MacLaren

In Pursuit of Polly

Directed by: Chester Withey

Starring: Billie Burke, Thomas Meighan, Frank Losee, A.J. Herbert

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Liberia: Flag Day
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
  • Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
  • Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lucien Jeunesse: French radio host, actor, crooner and operetta singer, who died on 4 May 2008.
  • Ray McIntire: Chemical engineer.
  • Sikander Bakht: Indian field hockey player and politician Indian Minister of External Affairs (d. 2004).
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Facts:
  • Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended September 2)
  • Secretary Baker grants extended exemption to World Series players

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