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Thursday 31 October 1918, Halloween

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jacques Faizant and Roy Bass. Anna Karenina, directed by Mrton Garas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
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Movies

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Shoulder Arms

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Edna Purviance, Charles Chaplin, Syd Chaplin

Country: United States

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The Forbidden City

Directed by: Sidney Franklin

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Thomas Meighan, E. Alyn Warren

Country: United States

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The Goat

Directed by: Donald Crisp

Starring: Fred Stone, Fanny Midgley, Charles McHugh

Country: United States

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Mickey

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Mabel Normand, George Nichols, Wheeler Oakman

Country: United States

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Shifting Sands

Directed by: Albert Parker

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Joe King, Harvey Clark

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 31 October 1918

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
  • October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jacques Faizant
  • Roy Bass: American attorney with the firm Bass and Hobbs who served from 1974 until 1978 as the mayor of Lubbock, Texas.
  • Ian Stevenson: Canadian-American professor and reincarnation researcher (Born 1918).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Stephen Tisza: Hungarian Prime Minister (-1917), assassinated by soldiers.
  • Egon Schiele: Austrian Expressionist painter, draftsman, and printmaker noted for the eroticism of his figurative works.
Facts:
  • Spanish flu-virus kills 21,000 in US in 1 week
  • Banat Republic is founded
  • The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.
  • November ndash The Allied fleet enters Constantinople.
  • Malbone Street Wreck: The worst rapid transit accident in world history occurs under the intersection of Malbone Street and Flatbush Avenue, in Brooklyn, New York City, with at least 93 dead.

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Music Charts

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Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. The Lost Chord - Alma Gluck
  2. When Uncle Joe Steps into France - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
  3. Love's Garden of Roses - John McCormack

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