Wednesday 17 June 1914
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John R Hersey and John Hersey.
The Million Dollar Mystery, directed by Howell Hansell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
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 ?
The Million Dollar Mystery
Which were the important events of 17 June 1914 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
See other famous people born on 17 June
John R Hersey: Author (Hiroshima, Bell for Adano, Wall).
John Hersey: American Pulitzer prize-winning author (Hiroshima), dies at age 78 (born 1914).
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1914 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
In the Heart of the City That Has No Heart - Henry Burr
He's a Devil in His Own Home Town - Eddie Morton
The Original Fox Trot - Fred Van Eps (as Van Eps Trio)
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What news were making the headlines those days in June 1914?
- Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1015
- Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1014
- Science: Science vol. 39 issue 1013
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
A classic fiction novel by Harold Bell Wright, featuring a maiden in distress, an artist, a hero, and several secrets.
Pollyanna Grows Up is a 1915 children's novel by Eleanor H. Porter. It is the first of many sequels to Porter's best-selling Pollyanna (1913), but is the only one written by Porter herself; the numerous later additions to the Pollyanna ...
Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have ...
The day was Thursday; the month, October, rushing to its close; and the battered alarm-clock on the red mantel stood at precisely one o'clock. The room was enormous, high and generally dim, the third floor front of Miss Pim's boarding-house ...
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 17 June 1914 is such a special date for you!