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Thursday 17 June 1915

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Stringbean [David Akeman] and David ''Stringbean'' Akeman. The Dictator, directed by Oscar Eagle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Dictator

Directed by: Oscar Eagle

Starring: John Barrymore, Charlotte Ives, Ruby Hoffman

Country: United States

Jim the Penman

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Starring: Harold Lockwood, John Mason, Russell Bassett

Country: United States

Fantomas Against Fantomas

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Ren Navarre, Georges Melchior, Laurent Morlas

Country: United States

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Four Feathers

Directed by: J. Searle Dawley

Starring: Edgar L. Davenport, Fuller Mellish, Ogden Childe

Country: United States

The Middleman

Directed by: George Loane Tucker

Starring: Albert Chevalier, Jane Gail, Gerald Ames

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1915 ?

Holidays:
  • 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.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Stringbean [David Akeman]: Kentucky, United States -- Banjoist / comedian (Hee Haw).
  • David ''Stringbean'' Akeman: American actor and country music banjo player (d. 1973).
  • Mario Echandi Jimenez: Costa Rican lawyer and politician, was a member of the Legislative Assembly from 1953 to 1958 and President of Costa Rica from 1958 to 1962.
  • : American singer and banjo player (d. 1973).
  • Marcel Cadieux: Canadian civil servant and diplomat Canadian Ambassador to the United States (d. 1981).
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Facts:
  • League to Enforce Peace forms in Philadelphia

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1915 ?

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Gems from Maid in America - Victor Light Opera Co.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1915?

  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1067
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1066
  • Science: Science vol. 41 issue 1065

Books

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

The Turmoil

By: Booth Tarkington

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web.

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A Far Country

By: Winston Churchill

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work ...

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Michael O'Halloran

By: Gene Stratton Porter

Mickey, his responsibility weighing upon him, slept lightly and awakened early, his first thought of Peaches. He slipped into his clothing and advancing peered at her through the grayness.

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Pollyanna Grows Up

By: Eleanor H. Porter

Pollyanna, now cured of her crippling spinal injury, spends her time teaching the "glad game" to new town, and a very bitter woman, Mrs. Carew. Along the way she makes new friends, such as Sadie and Jamie: Jamie is a ...

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