Wednesday 4 July 1917


It was Wednesday, 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
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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

Little Women

Little Women

Directed by: Alexander Butler

Starring: Daisy Burrell, Mary Lincoln, Minna Grey

Country: United States

Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray

Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Bernd Aldor, Ernst Pittschau, Ernst Ludwig

Country: United States

Wild and Woolly

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

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

Hand That Rocks the Cradle

Directed by: Phillips Smalley

Starring: Phillips Smalley, Lois Weber, Priscilla Dean

Country: United States

TV Series

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 July 1917 ?

  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Manolete : Spanish bull fighter who was gored to death during a bull fight on 28 August 1947.
  • Mike Palagyi: American baseball player, a right-handed pitcher who played one game with the Washington Senators on 18 August 1939.
  • Georgette Plana: French singer known especially for having interpreted "Riquita" in 1968.
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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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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Science: Science vol. 45 issue 1174


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

Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells

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

The Light in the Clearing

By: Irving Bacheller

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work.

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The Red Planet by William J. Locke

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

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

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