Friday August 30, 1918

US date format: 8/30/1918, UK date format: 30/8/1918

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 30, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Leonor Fini and Ted Williams. Shifting Sands, directed by Albert Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Shifting Sands

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Joe King, Harvey Clark, Leone Carton

Country: United States of America

Bathing Beauties and Big Boobs

Directed by: Larry Semon

Starring: Larry Semon, Madge Kirby, Frank Alexander, James Donnelly

A Pair of Silk Stockings

Directed by: Walter Edwards

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


Directed by: James Young

Starring: Thomas Meighan, Sylvia Breamer, Robert Gordon, Winter Hall

He Comes Up Smiling

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Marjorie Daw, Herbert Standing, Frank Campeau


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 30, 1918?


  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day


  • Czechoslovakia forms independence Republic
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 30, 1918?

    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. The Man Who Put the Germ in Germany - Nora Bayes
  2. When You Come Home - Henry Burr

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