Thursday October 31, 1918, Halloween

US date format: 10/31/1918, UK date format: 31/10/1918

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 31, 1918). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Jacques Faizant and Roy Bass. Little Women, directed by Harley Knoles, 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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Little Women

Directed by: Harley Knoles

Starring: Isabel Lamon, Dorothy Bernard, Lillian Hall, Florence Flinn

Country: United States of America

Huns and Hyphens

Directed by: Larry Semon

Starring: Stan Laurel, Larry Semon, Madge Kirby, Mae Laurel

To the Rescue

Directed by: Melanie Wood

The Greatest Thing in Life

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: David Butler, Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Peaches Jackson

Country: United States of America

Mästerkatten i stövlar

Directed by: John W. Brunius

Starring: Sam Ask, Gustaf Bengtsson, John W. Brunius, Palle Brunius

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 31, 1918?


  • 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
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  • Spanish flu-virus kills 21,000 in US in 1 week
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 31, 1918?

    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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