Sunday 17 August 1919
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Georgia Gibbs .
The Mother and the Law, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 17 August 1919 ?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1919 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
Egyptland - Earl Fuller's Novelty Orchestra
Just as We Used to Do - Billy Murray
Friends - Sterling Trio
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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1919?
- Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1285
- Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1284
- Science: Science vol. 50 issue 1283
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
The pages which follow have been extracted from a pile of manuscript which was apparently meant for the eye of one woman only. She seems to have been the writer’s childhood’s friend.
Mary Roberts Rinehart was a prolific writer that is often referred to as the American Agatha Christie. Rinehart’s mystery novels are still treasured by millions of readers today and she is the source of the famous phrase “The butler did ...
Ralph Connor was an acclaimed Presbyterian Church leader in Canada during the early 20th century, but today he is best known for being a novelist who wrote popular stories about the frontier.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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