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Tuesday 17 June 1919

1919-06-17

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). True Heart Susie, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

True Heart Susie

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Wilbur Higby

Country: United States

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Fool's Gold

Directed by: Laurence Trimble

Starring: Mitchell Lewis, Wellington A. Playter, Florence Turner

Country: United States

Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Donald Crisp

Country: United States

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Daddy-Long-Legs

Directed by: Marshall A. Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Milla Davenport, Percy Haswell

Country: United States

Blackie's Redemption

Directed by: John Ince

Starring: Bert Lytell, Alice Lake, Henry Kolker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1919 ?

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:
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Facts:
  • Barney Google cartoon strip, by Billy De Beck, premieres
  • British Police Sergeant Thomas Green killed during the Epsom Riot by Canadian troops
  • Winnipeg General Strike: Royal Northwest Mounted Police fire a volley of bullets into a crowd of unemployed war veterans, killing two of them.
  • Admiral Ludwig von Reuter scuttles the German fleet in Scapa Flow, Scotland. Nine German sailors are killed.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1919 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. That Tumble-Down Shack in Athlone - Sterling Trio
  2. Smile and the World Smiles with You - Lewis James & Peerless Quartet
  3. When the Boys Come Home - Louis Gravieure
  4. The St. Louis Blues - Al Bernard

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1919?

  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1276
  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1275
  • Science: Science vol. 49 issue 1274

Books

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

The Arrow of Gold

By: Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad was a prominent British writer who is considered to be one of the greatest authors in English literature. Conrad joined the British merchant marine when he was 20 years old and many of his stories are set at ...

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Dangerous Days

By: Mary Roberts Rinehart

The darkening storm of the first World War threatens to tear apart the lives of a group of friends. At the eye of the storm is Clayton Spencer, an ambitious businessman, who must risk everything to be with the woman ...

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The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land

By: Ralph Connor

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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