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 Ray McIntire and Lucien Jeunesse.
The Great Love, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
while The Tree of Heaven by May Sinclair was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 24 August 1918 ?
- 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
- Ray McIntire: Chemical engineer.
- Lucien Jeunesse: French radio host, actor, crooner and operetta singer, who died on 4 May 2008.
- Sikander Bakht: Indian field hockey player and politician Indian Minister of External Affairs (d. 2004).
- Chicago Cubs, win earliest pennent ever (season ended September 2)
- Secretary Baker grants extended exemption to World Series players
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1918 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- American Fantasie - Victor Herbert & His Orchestra
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