Saturday August 31, 1918

US date format: 8/31/1918, UK date format: 31/8/1918

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Ted Williams and Alan Jay Lerner. Shifting Sands, directed by Albert Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Shifting Sands

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

Bathing Beauties and Big Boobs

Directed by: Larry Semon

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

A Pair of Silk Stockings

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

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 31, 1918?


  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
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  • Boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended September 2)

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  • : Irish / Flemish signaler (WWI), dies at...
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 31, 1918?
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Top #2 songs in the USA

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

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