Thursday 17 January 1918
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Az élet királya, directed by Alfrd Desy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918
while The U.P. Trail by Zane Gre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1918 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Carole McDonald: American singer who used her talent in clubs, on tours, in Las Vegas and with her husband's band from 1938-1983.
- Hans Reimling: Germany Military man.
- George M Leader: American politician and 36th Governor of Pennsylvania.
- Fabian Dobles: Costa Rican writer and left-wing political activist.
- Francesca Snethlage: Dutch astrologer, researcher, author and data collector.
- Joseph Walker Barr: Banker / politician
- Keith Joseph: English lawyer and politician Secretary of State for Education (d. 1994)
- George Leader: American soldier and politician 36th Governor of Pennsylvania (d. 2013)
- Finnish Civil War: The first serious battles take place between the Red Guards and the White Guard.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1918 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Old Grey Mare - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Melody Land - Shannon Four
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1918?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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