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Sunday 1 July 1917

1917-07-01

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Little Women, directed by Alexander Butler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Little Women

Directed by: Alexander Butler

Starring: Daisy Burrell, Mary Lincoln, Minna Grey

Country: United States

Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Bernd Aldor, Ernst Pittschau, Ernst Ludwig

Country: United States

Wild and Woolly

Directed by: John Emerson

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Calvert Carter

Country: United States

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A Romance of the Redwoods

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Mary Pickford, Elliott Dexter, Tully Marshall

Country: United States

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Hand That Rocks the Cradle

Directed by: Phillips Smalley

Starring: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber, Priscilla Dean

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 July 1917 ?

Holidays:
  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
  • Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Álvaro Domecq y Díez: Spanish military figure, who distinguished himself as a fighter pilot in the Spanish Civil War on Francisco Franco's rebel side, and later re-introduced bullfighting on horseback to Spain.
  • Humphry Osmond: English-American lieutenant and psychiatrist (d. 2004).
  • Georges Boulogne: French football (soccer) player and manager, better known for his stint as France's national football team manager, 1969-1973.
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Facts:
  • 257cm-mirror for Mount Wilson Observatory mounted
  • Reds Fred Toney pitches completes doubleheader victories over Pirates
  • Robins (Dodgers) play their 1st Sunday game in Brooklyn
  • Race riots in East Saint Louis Illinois (40 to 200 reported killed).

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1917 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I - Anna Wheaton
  2. American Republic March - Prince's Orchestra
  3. With His Hands in His Pockets and His Pockets in His Pants - Byron G. Harlan

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1917?

  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1174
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1173
  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1172

Books

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

Mr. Britling Sees It Through

By: H. G. Wells

It was the sixth day of Mr. Direck's first visit to England, and he was at his acutest perception of differences. He found England in every way gratifying and satisfactory, and more of a contrast with things American than he ...

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The Light in the Clearing

By: Irving Bacheller

Bart lives with his aunt and uncle in a modest house in a modest village. He befriends a girl from a higher social class, but her reciprocation of his flourishing love is marked by periods of disdain for his humble ...

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The Red Planet

By: William J. Locke

A tale of the Great War, as the Red Planet's glow bathes England in the ruby colors of military conquest. . .

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The Road to Understanding

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Eleanor H. Porter was a popular American novelist at the turn of the 20th century. Best known as the author of Pollyanna, Porter wrote kids books, adventure stories, and romances that are still read today.

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