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Sunday 26 May 1918

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Erich Rossner and Anton Christoforidis. A Model's Confession, directed by Ida May Park, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918 while Dere Mable by Edward Streeter was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Old Wives for New

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Elliott Dexter, Florence Vidor, Sylvia Ashton

Country: United States

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The Blue Bird

Directed by: Maurice Tourneur

Starring: Tula Belle, Robin Macdougall, Edwin E. Reed

Country: United States

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Hearts of the World

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Adolph Lestina

Country: United States

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Tarzan of the Apes

Directed by: Scott Sidney

Starring: Elmo Lincoln, Enid Markey, True Boardman

Country: United States

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A Modern Musketeer

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Marjorie Daw, Kathleen Kirkham

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1918 ?

  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
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  • Georgian Social Democratic Republic declares independence from Russia.
  • The Democratic Republic of Georgia is established.
  • The Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic is abolished. Georgia declares its independence as the Democratic Republic of Georgia.

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Music Charts

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

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. For the Two of Us - Albert & Monroe Jockers
  2. A Little Bit of Sunshine - Shannon Four
  3. Roses of Picardy - Lambert Murphy

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

  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1221
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1220
  • Science: Science vol. 47 issue 1219


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

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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The Amazing Interlude

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

In her day, Mary Roberts Rinehart was known as the "American Agatha Christie," which is quite a sign of respect given that Christie is one of the greatest mystery writers in history.

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By: Ethel M. Dell

Greatheart By Ethel M. Dell

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